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Chuquicamata

Chuquicamata, Calama, Antofagasta, Chile
    Chuquicamata, or “Chuqui”, is by excavated volume the largest copper open-pit mine is the world. It is the second largest open-pit mine in the world, after Bingham Canyon Mine. It has a long and sometimes dark history.   Name: Chuquicamata Lat, Long: -22.28727,-68.901543 Location: Calama, Antofagasta, Chile  
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Bingham Canyon Mine

Bingham Canyon Mine, Herriman, Utah, USA
    Bingham Canyon Mine is the largest open-pit mine is the world, providing mostly copper. It has been in production since 1906, and has resulted in the creation of a pit over 0.97 km deep, and covering 770 hectares. It was designated a US National Historic Landmark in 1966.  ...
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