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The Wieliczka Salt Mine or Kopalnia soli Wieliczka is located within the town of Wieliczka, part of the metropolitan region of Krakow in Lesser Poland Lowland in Poland. It is inscribed as a World Heritage Site and is one of the most remarkable sights in the regions, attracting over a million visitors each year.
In eastern Germany some members of a little-known group claim they are being ethnically cleansed, not by by militia groups, but by the coal mining industry. Bulldozers have so far destroyed over 130 Sorb villages to make way for the mining of Europe's dirtiest kind of fossil fuel - brown coal, or lignite as it is also known. Brown coal mines are open cast and devour vast tracts of land. As well as whole villages farming and wildlife are destroyed. The Penk family live in the village of Roh… READ MORE : http://www.euronews.com/2015/12/01/germany-and-poland-have-a-dirty-big-secret-an-addiction-to-brown-coal What are the top stories today? Click to watch: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLSyY1udCyYqBeDOz400FlseNGNqReKkFd euronews: the most watched news channel in Europe Subscrib...
Welcome to my travelchannel.On my channel you can find almost 1000 films of more than 70 countries. See the playlist on my youtube channel.Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/user/nurettinodunya/playlists Wieliczka Salt Mine: The Wieliczka Salt Mine (Polish: Kopalnia soli Wieliczka), located in the town of Wieliczka in southern Poland, lies within the Kraków metropolitan area. Opened in the 13th century, the mine produced table salt continuously until 2007, as one of the world's oldest salt mines in operation. Throughout, the Royal mine was run by the Żupy krakowskie Salt Mines company.Commercial mining was discontinued in 1996 due to low salt prices and mine flooding.The mine's attractions include dozens of statues and four chapels carved out of the rock salt by the miners. The older sculptur...
Illegal mining of amber is increasing in the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad. The situation has grown steadily worse as China now takes most of the exports from a state-run mining company, starving the traditional markets of Poland and Lithuania. Now, illegal diggers run by organised crime syndicates are stepping in to fill the void. Al Jazeera’s Andrew Simmons reports from Kaliningrad. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
After eight centuries of producing salt, the remarkable Wieliczka Salt Mine is busy not with miners, but with tourists. They come to see the sculptures, 20 chapels, and enormous church, all carved out of salt by the miners themselves. For more information on the Rick Steves' Europe TV series — including episode descriptions, scripts, participating stations, travel information on destinations and more — visit http://www.ricksteves.com.
All about amber at http://www.natural-baltic-amber.com This video shows how raw amber is graded, processed and sold. You can use this information to decide what you should buy to make your own beads and amber jewelry. This amber comes from the Baltic coast of Europe. The region, more specifically, stretches from Poland to Russia. It is gathered either by mining or dredging.
Narrated by Carol Meier. Professional female voice over narrator for film, television, video, corporate, business, documentary and general narration. The story of the Wieliczka Salt Mine, outside Krakow, Poland. www.carolmeiervoiceover.com
Underneath your feet could be mysterious and ancients artifacts waiting to be discovered like the catacombs found under Paris! Subscribe to Talltanic http://goo.gl/wgfvrr # 6 Catacombs of France Beneath Paris, there are ancient, centuries old tunnels that are filled with millions of dead bodies. In the 13th century, Paris was mainly a limestone mining town which led to it becoming the thriving and cultural mecca it is today. In the 1700s, Paris became over saturated with the dead. Enough people had lived and died in the city that the largest cemetery in the city reeked of rotting flesh. Sometimes, corpses would even become exposed when heavy winds eroded the topsoil of their burial grounds. The solution to all these dead bodies? Storing them all in the hundreds of year old limestone qua...
Summary New Zealand has a range of minerals that contribute to the construction, energy and transport sectors of its economy, such as coal, gold, silver, iron sand and other mineral resources. The country’s mining industry is governed by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), and by its branch New Zealand Petroleum and Mineral (NZP&M), which is responsible for managing the New Zealand Government‘s oil, gas, mineral and coal resources, known as the Crown Mineral Estate. The Crown Mineral Act 1991 is the apex law regulating policy for prospecting, exploration and mining of Crown-owned minerals in New Zealand.