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Mining Historical Heritage

Mining Historical Heritage is part of the Tentative list of Spain in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

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  • Tentative

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Site History

  • 2007 - Submitted 
  • 2007 - Revision Includes former TWHS Rodalquilar (1995), Las Herrerias (Almeria) (1995) and Las canteras de s'Hostal (Ciutadella) (1998)

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The site has 21 locations. Show all

  • "The ""Reunion"" Historical mining complex at Villanueva del Rio y Minas "
  • Aiiana salt mines
  • Almaden-Puertollano Mines
  • Alto Guadiato Mining District
  • Bellmunt del Priorat Mines
  • Cartagena
  • La Union Mining Basins
  • Las Encartaciones iron ore mines
  • Linares-La Carolina Mining District
  • Mares de S'Hostal Quarries
  • Mining basins on the Tharsis River
  • Mining basins on the Tinto River
  • Neolithic Mines of Can Tintorer en Gava
  • Ojos Negros Mines
  • Rodalquilar Mines
  • Salinas de lman
  • Sierra Almagrera Mining District
  • Valle del Caudal
  • Valle del Nalon
  • Valle del Sabero Mining Basin
  • Villablino