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Shetland’s Mining History

Shetland’s Mining History

23/06/2009, by in Features

by Tim SenftenIT IS difficult to pinpoint just when Shetland’s mining history began. One of Shetland’s absolute earliest mining remains is a small quarry of fine-grained volcanic rock called felsite, at the Beorgs of Uyea on the northern end of Ronas Hill, and was used by early Shetlande... Read more...