Explore gathers all the information Geevor has on the industrial and scientific achievements that made Cornwall a world leader in the mining industry. These achievements have been split into five theme themes for you to explore: 

Cornish Mining

Geevor Underground

Geevor at Grass

Life at the Edge 

 

Click on one of these themes or discover random facts below...

 

Compressor house

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There have been several compressor houses on the Geevor site in the past. 


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Smelting

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The process of smelting changes tin ore into metal.


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Cousin Jack

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Who was Cousin Jack?


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Surveying

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Basic surveying was probably undertaken from the time that miners started working underground, often by the miners themselves.


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Comment left by Tee - Yaa on 2009-11-10 17:48:08

good website not very educaational i think there should be more about the history of the mine

Comment left by Sam Scantlebury on 2010-06-27 18:13:58

Fantastic website, more archival info and photos' please.

 

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