Massive Utah Mine Illustrates the Human Geological Epoch

By Rebecca Horne | March 26, 2010 2:09 pm
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  • http://www.cthisspace.com Claire C Smith

    Rebecca,

    It’s good to have Visual Science!

  • http://tispaquin.blogspot.com Doug Watts

    Any data on the pollution, air & water, from this blight on Earth?

  • http://www.mazepath.com/uncleal/ Uncle Al

    All of US’ hazardous waste for centuries could be buried in that mile-deep dimple. Government is especially good at transforming yawning holes into heavily subsidized fiascos. Do it! Frist, eminent domain.

  • http://www.lvbagmall.com kan

    How powerful is the human geological epoch! I just imagine how wonderful it might be if I were the photographer, therefore, I can have a panoramic view about it.

  • nate

    yow, is the stack supported with guywires? how does it “stack” up against the tallest buildings?

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  • http://timothyjameslecain.com Timothy James LeCain

    If you’re interested in the creation of the Bingham Pit, my new award-winning environmental history book is all about it: MASS DESTRUCTION: THE MEN AND GIANT MINES THAT WIRED AMERICA AND SCARRED THE PLANET (Rutgers University Press, 2009). There’s more info on my website.

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About Rebecca Horne

Rebecca Horne (http://rebeccahornephotography.com) is an artist, multi-platform freelance writer, and award-winning photography director. She launched Visual Science for Discover.com in March 2010. She also writes about science and photography for The WallStreet Journal. You can reach her at rh@rebeccahornephotography.com.

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