|Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works|
|Mammoth Cave||"Saltpetre deposits were discovered on the cave walls and this valuable nitrate was removed and sent to be processed in gunpowder factories between 1809 and 1819." (AB eval)|
|Rjukan / Notodden||"Rjukan was formerly a significant industrial centre in Telemark, and the town was established between 1905 and 1916, when Norsk Hydro started saltpetre (fertilizer) production there. " (wiki)|
|Shirakawa-go and Gokayama||"Making saltpeter, an ingredient in gunpowder, was an important industry for the region during the Edo Period." There's a Saltpeter museum in Suganuma village|
|Speicherstadt and Kontorhaus District||Chilehaus was built for Henry Brarens Sloman (1848-1931). He made his fortune in Chile in Saltpeter mining. On returning to Hamburg he commissioned the "Chilehaus" naming it after the source of his wealth|
Do you know of another WHS we could connect to Saltpeter?
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