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The Cornish mining industry at one time accounted for well over 70% of the world's production of copper. Later, it produced more than half the world's tin.
In "Deep Down", R. M.... More > Ballantyne, with a meticulous eye for detail, weaves a story around the life of a typical mine, the Botallack Mine in the extreme southwest of Cornwall. Populated with colorful but authentic characters, "Deep Down" explores a hard, dangerous and often fatal way of life that once was common in this remote part of England.< Less