Welsh area known as the 'capital' of the country's slate mines nominated for world heritage status

Mail Online | 1/23/2020 | Daily Mail Reporter
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A landscape in Wales which once provided a third of all slate used for buildings across the globe has been nominated for world heritage status.

The so-called Slate Landscape of Snowdonia could be ranked alongside other Unesco sites such as Stonehenge, the Grand Canyon and Great Wall of China.

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The slate mines and quarries of the area 'roofed the world' in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Slate has been quarried in North Wales for more than 1,800 years but it was not until the Industrial Revolution that...
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