Blaenavon Industrial Landscape facts for kids
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View of Big Pit Mining Museum
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The site includes coal and ore mines, quarries, a primitive railway system, furnaces, workers' homes, and the social infrastructure of the community.
The town of Blaenavon and 3,290 hectares in the region of the town were named a World Heritage Site in 2000. The area around Blaenavon shows of the importance of South Wales as the world's major producer of iron and coal in the 19th century.
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