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Motikoshi Mine

Motikoshi Mine was an ore mine that closed prematurely in 1978.

Motikoshi Mine (持越鉱山) was an ore mine that closed prematurely in 1978.  An earthquake occured in Izu that year and for safety reason, its activity has to come to an end. This mine has been leaking cyanide ever since…

FACTS

  • 1914 – 1978
  • Nippon No Haikyo #94