5 Gypsum Quarrying In Novomoskovsk

Gypsum Quarrying In Novomoskovsk

Posted on July 23, 2011 by kulichik

Have you ever thought that a huge mine the size of which exceeds the area of the Moscow subway system can be located right under your feet? Such a mine, which is the largest gypsum minefield in Europe, is situated in the city of Novomoskovsk in the Tula region.

Across the network:


Size of its minefields and chambers just boggles the mind. Gypsum deposit was discovered in Novomoskovsk in 1929.

A mine can be entered through the cage that seems rather undistinguished.


Across the network:

5 Responses to “Gypsum Quarrying In Novomoskovsk”

  1. L.S.Zlatopolsky says:

    “Sixteen Tons.”

  2. Musa says:

    That’s impressive. Great Post, Thanks. :)

  3. popalumi says:

    In Rusia, oamenii,cea ce realizeaza ,toate mi se par marete.

  4. testicules says:

    What a gyp!

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