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Miner adjusting long-hole drill, South Crofty Mine, Camborne, Cornwall

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Reference Number: AA95/02839
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Caption: This miner is using a long-hole drill to bore holes for explosives. The direction, inclination and depth of the holes will affect the way that the charges detonate. About 75% of ore from this mine is produced from this type of operation.
Photographer: J O Davies Date Taken: March 1995
Collection: NMR
Archive Holder: English Heritage NMR
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