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Natural Feature

Rummu quarry

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Evelin
Evelin
August 21, 2019
Rummu quarry was used as a mining site for Vasalemma marble (a kind of limestone) for a very long time. Most of the workforce came from among the detainees of Murru prison. When the prison was closed, pumps that kept the quarry and the prison dry were shut down. The water rose so quickly that it…
Eveliis
Eveliis
June 26, 2018
A former limestone mining quarry and the adjacent former Soviet-era prison in Rummu have been turned into Estonia’s “blue lagoon”. Murru limestone mining quarry was established in 1938. Limestone mining continued during the Soviet occupation and was done by convicts of the adjacent Murru prison…
Martti
Martti
August 7, 2017
Submerged limestone quarry with underwater buildings and clear water.
Veiko
Veiko
August 9, 2016
The Rummu quarry is a submerged limestone quarry located in Rummu, Vasalemma Parish, Estonia. Much of the natural area of the quarry is under a lake formed by groundwater, and is situated next to a spoil tip. The quarry was formed in the late 1930s for open mining of limestone and Vasalemma marble…

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Staðsetning
Rummu, Harju maakond