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...

 

Ladders

Click to see a larger version of this imageold ladders underground

The basic piece of equipment for going up and down the mine shaft.


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The Mill

Click to see a larger version of this imageinterior of the mill

By far the largest of all the surface buildings was the Mill.


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Underground Tours at Geevor

Click to see a larger version of this imageunderground tours at Geevor. view inside Wheal Mexico

Visit Wheal Mexico


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Mine Shafts

Click to see a larger version of this imagediagram depicting the victory shaft, with levels, drives, crosscuts and lode

Mine shafts provide access for men, materials and services and shafts are also used to hoist the ore to surface for processing.


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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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