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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Copper Mining

The Copper Canyon mine is the one of the world's largest open-pit copper mine, measuring 0.5 miles deep and 2.5 miles wide. The mine has produced 12 million tons of copper since open-pit operations began in 1906.

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Date Taken: 06.2016
Date Uploaded: 06.2016
Photo Location: Utah, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D7100
Copyright: © Bachir Badaoui