Explore gathers all the information Geevor has on the industrial and scientific achievements that made Cornwall a world leader in the mining industry. These achievements have been split into five theme themes for you to explore: 

Cornish Mining

Geevor Underground

Geevor at Grass

Life at the Edge 

 

Click on one of these themes or discover random facts below...

 

Stopers

Click to see a larger version of this imagestoper drilling a stope with a compressed air drill

The stoper was responsible for extracting the minerals from the lode.


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The Cornish Piskey

Cornwall is rich in folklore.  Tales of piskies, fairies, giants and mermaids form a major part of the unique  experience that is Cornwall.


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Ventilation

Click to see a larger version of this imageventilation fan

The ventilation system at Geevor was crucial in maintaining a safe working environment underground.


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Humphry Davy

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A Cornish Chemist


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Comment left by Tee - Yaa on 2009-11-10 17:48:08

good website not very educaational i think there should be more about the history of the mine

Comment left by Sam Scantlebury on 2010-06-27 18:13:58

Fantastic website, more archival info and photos' please.

 

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