P.G. ADAM, PUBLIPHOTO DIFFUSION / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY P.G. ADAM, PUBLIPHOTO DIFFUSION / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Copper mine. Bingham canyon opencast copper mine in Utah, USA. The upper layers of the landscape have been stripped away to access copper ore lying beneath the surface. This type of mining dramatically alters the local environment and often involves the destruction of significant areas of vegetation.
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