Bingham Canyon Open Pit Copper Mine United States of America

One of the older copper mines which is still operation, Bingham Canyon Open Pit Copper Mine, located near Salt Lake City, Utah, is absolutely stunning just for the enormity! The mine has been in production since 1906, and has resulted in the creation of a pit over 0.6 miles (0.97 km) deep, 2.5 miles (4 km) wide, and covering 1,900 acres (770 ha). It is the world largest mine.

Bingham Canyon Open Pit Copper Mine
Bingham Canyon Open Pit Copper Mine

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Bingham Canyon Copper Open Pit Mine

Location

Southwest of Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, in the Oquirrh Mountains., Salt Lake County, Utah

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