Santa Rita Open Pit Copper Mine
Image taken: 06/17/2002by: Maureen Wilks
(WGS 84 or NAD 83)
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The excavation is also known as the Santa Rita Mine or Santa Rita del Cobre, named for the former village of Santa Rita, which was removed in the 1950s as mining operations in the area expanded.
Image posted: 12-14-2018
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