The Prehistoric Mine





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The Prehistoric Mine


The Historic Mine


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The Danish Mines: An account of old primitive workings  which were uncovered at Ross Island.


Fire And Toil: A description of early primitive mining techniques.


Ore to Metal: An account of how the early miners at Ross Island transformed raw copper ore into valuable pure copper.


Life in A Bronze Age Mine:A description of life in and around an early prehistoric copper mine.


Click here to view an interactive reconstruction of the prehistoric mine