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.

Click here for a short description of the site, as delivered by the state party.

Map of Mining Historical Heritage

The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.

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Zoƫ Sheng

Chinese-Canadian in NZ - 20-Oct-18 -

Mining Historical Heritage (T) by Zoe Sheng

From the heaps of places that are trying to inscribe I visited La Union near Murcia. The first sights I saw were the typical rundown, forgotten and left behind buildings of a mining landscape. I knew I was at the right place. The first stop was at El Rojo, a lake now so red from the acid resulting from the mining. This isn't a tourist spot and the lookout even had a big no parking notice plus the typical danger sign, but it was only a few meters to get a good view. This all wasn't so much to see so there was surely something they are trying to inscribe?

It's a landscape so you get a lot of buildings. Go into the town proper and you can find the old market, a pretty building, and a few casas & villas from former head honchos in the mining industry. I wasn't all impressed but it didn't take much of my time.

I can't speak for all the heritage sites but this seems more of a national importance rather than a worldly one.


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Mining Historical Heritage
Spain
Added
2007
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The site has 21 locations

Mining Historical Heritage: "The ""Reunion"" Historical mining complex at Villanueva del Rio y Minas " (T)
Mining Historical Heritage: Aiiana salt mines (T)
Mining Historical Heritage: Almaden-Puertollano Mines (T)
Mining Historical Heritage: Alto Guadiato Mining District (T)
Mining Historical Heritage: Bellmunt del Priorat Mines (T)
Mining Historical Heritage: Cartagena (T)
Mining Historical Heritage: La Union Mining Basins (T)
Mining Historical Heritage: Las Encartaciones iron ore mines (T)
Mining Historical Heritage: Linares-La Carolina Mining District (T)
Mining Historical Heritage: Mares de S'Hostal Quarries (T)
Mining Historical Heritage: Mining basins on the Tharsis River (T)
Mining Historical Heritage: Mining basins on the Tinto River (T)
Mining Historical Heritage: Neolithic Mines of Can Tintorer en Gava (T)
Mining Historical Heritage: Ojos Negros Mines (T)
Mining Historical Heritage: Rodalquilar Mines (T)
Mining Historical Heritage: Salinas de lman (T)
Mining Historical Heritage: Sierra Almagrera Mining District (T)
Mining Historical Heritage: Valle del Caudal (T)
Mining Historical Heritage: Valle del Nalon (T)
Mining Historical Heritage: Valle del Sabero Mining Basin (T)
Mining Historical Heritage: Villablino (T)
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