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BBC1 News - UK Coal mining
 
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Industrial Revolution Working Conditions
 
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The working conditions of cotton mill workers and coal miners in England during the Industrial Revolution
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The Industrial Revolution (18-19th Century)
 
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Introduction to some of the elements of the Industrial Revolution, more on this subject to come! The economic developments of the 1800s saw the development of agrarian and handicraft economies in Europe and America transform into industrial urbanised ones. The term to describe this phenomenon would be known as the ‘Industrial Revolution’ and was first used by French writers, but made popular by English economic historian Arnold Toynbee. Please consider supporting our videos on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/simplehistory SIMPLE HISTORY MERCHANDISE Get your copy of Simple History: World War II today! (Top Seller!) https://www.amazon.com/Simple-History-simple-guide-World/dp/1505922410/ T-Shirts https://www.zazzle.com/simplehistory/gifts?cg=196817456987349853 Simple history gives you the facts, simple! See the book collection here: Amazon USA http://www.amazon.com/Daniel-Turner/e/B00H5TYLAE/ Amazon UK http://www.amazon.co.uk/Daniel-Turner/e/B00H5TYLAE/ http://www.simplehistory.co.uk/ https://www.facebook.com/Simple-History-549437675141192/ https://twitter.com/simple_guides Additional sources: The Penguin History of Europe Paperback by J. M. Roberts Credit: Narrator: Christian H Miles Animation: Daniel Turner Artwork: Daniel turner Music Credit Industrial Revolution by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100811 Artist: http://incompetech.com/
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Coal, Steam, and The Industrial Revolution: Crash Course World History #32
 
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Mongols Shirts and Crash Course Posters! http://store.dftba.com/collections/crashcourse In which John Green wraps up revolutions month with what is arguably the most revolutionary of modern revolutions, the Industrial Revolution. While very few leaders were beheaded in the course of this one, it changed the lives of more people more dramatically than any of the political revolutions we've discussed. So, why did the Industrial Revolution happen around 1750 in the United Kingdom? Coal. Easily accessible coal, it turns out. All this, plus you'll finally learn the difference between James Watt and Thomas Newcomen, and will never again be caught telling people that your blender has a 900 Newcomen motor. Crash Course World History is now available on DVD! http://store.dftba.com/products/crashcourse-world-history-the-complete-series-dvd-set Follow us! @thecrashcourse @realjohngreen @raoulmeyer @crashcoursestan @saysdanica @thoughtbubbler Like us! ‪http://www.facebook.com/youtubecrashcourse Follow us again! ‪http://thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Support Crash Course on Patreon: http://patreon.com/crashcourse
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Cities Of Great Britain - Cardiff (1931)
 
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Full titles read: "CITIES OF GREAT BRITAIN (No. 6) CARDIFF - Described by the Lord Mayor of Cardiff (1931) Robert G. Hill Snook." Cardiff, Wales. Good L/S's of steam locomotive moving at speed through the picturesque countryside. Various shots of the main streets in Cardiff. The Mayor informs us that their are quarter of a million people living in the city. Good L/S's of the Cardiff castle. L/S's of the Civic Hall - "The National Museum of Wales." Aerial shots of the city including the University college. L/S's of lighthouse which is a memorial to Captain Scott. L/S of the Cathedral. Very good footage of the Cardiff docklands, including cranes lifting goods on and off container ships. L/S's of coal wagons and coal being poured down large shoot. FILM ID:1042.03 A VIDEO FROM BRITISH PATHÉ. EXPLORE OUR ONLINE CHANNEL, BRITISH PATHÉ TV. IT'S FULL OF GREAT DOCUMENTARIES, FASCINATING INTERVIEWS, AND CLASSIC MOVIES. http://www.britishpathe.tv/ FOR LICENSING ENQUIRIES VISIT http://www.britishpathe.com/ British Pathé also represents the Reuters historical collection, which includes more than 120,000 items from the news agencies Gaumont Graphic (1910-1932), Empire News Bulletin (1926-1930), British Paramount (1931-1957), and Gaumont British (1934-1959), as well as Visnews content from 1957 to the end of 1979. All footage can be viewed on the British Pathé website. https://www.britishpathe.com/
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Cities Skylines: Ore Mine #2
 
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Welcome to Broken Hill. In this episode I begin construction on the biggest feature of the series. The iron ore mine. Mods and Assets: http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles... LUT: Springwood LUT Aussie Assets Collection: http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=406084129 Essential Mods 'n' Assets: http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=924616461 MAP THEME: Theme Mixer Mod Follow me on: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kynanmichaelaeroplane/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/2_dollars_20 MUSIC: Timelapse music by Roulet http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Rou...
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The ghost town where houses are on sale for £1 | Channel 4 News
 
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Subscribe to Channel 4 News: http://bit.ly/1sF6pOJ More than a hundred homes on sale: a pound for the lot. But the prospect of expensive repairs meant the council wouldn't even pay that. This is Horden in County Durham, its heart ripped out by the collapse of the mining industry - now a sea of empty properties. Read more here: http://bit.ly/18pfo1T Top stories: http://bit.ly/1wdbIG1
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The Most Depressing City On Earth
 
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Just gonna do a little damage control here and add that the video is purely opinion. I did very little intense research, and depression is a mental illness not a characteristic of a city. I based my argument on some facts, but I'm sure you can argue that war torn cities like Damascus could be more 'depressing'. Sorry if the video came off as if I was spouting the gospel. If you think you have found a more depressing city, comment. Just do not comment Detroit. Please. Full Script: It was my goal when making this video to decide which city is the most depressing (which in this situation is a synonym for depressing). This is obviously just an opinion, but I did put some research into this and I think that my answer is very reasonable. Before we get into this, let’s take a look at the rules. I decided that a city cannot have fewer than 50,000 people I know that that isnt the official definition, but This takes a lot of remote settlements in places like Greenland out of the mix. I decided to look at what factors cause unhappiness. I found this list, and while some factors have no relation to geography, two do: Inability to sleep or excessive sleeping, and Social isolation. In order for a city to make it hard to sleep, it has to be very far north, or very far south. Cities inside the arctic circle experience the polar night, where the sun simply does not come up for days at a time. This has been known to cause insomnia. In order for a city to cause social isolation, it needs to have a hostile environment. Luckily, most cities in the Arctic Circle check that box. It also has to be isolated from other cities, and inaccessible. There are many scandinavian cities that have hostile environments, but these cities, such as Tromso (traum-suh) are tourist destinations and generally good places to live. They have high standards of living. Next, we have to turn to Russia. Two cities caught my eye immediately: the coal mining town of Vorkuta and remote port Murmansk. However, coal mining has become unprofitable in vorcuteuh, so people are moving out at alarming rates. Plus, just look at this picture and tell me that does not look jolly. And being a port city, Murmansk naturally has contact with new ideas and people. However, there is one city that I have left out. (Papers please theme) Norilsk. The Nickel mining city of 170 something thousand people is so hostile it seems like something out of 1984. No roads lead to Norilsk, and it is one of three large cities in the continuous permafrost zone that means that the land is unfarmable. There is one freight railway that leads to the city, but the only way out is an airport or a port 40 miles away that freezes over in the winter. Norilsk enters continuous darkness for 45 days each year, and when people leave the city, they say that they are going to “the mainland”. the polar night syndrome is common in residents, you can probably figure out why. It is also one of the most polluted cities on earth. Here’s a quick list of facts about norilsk’s pollution: 1 percent of global emissions of sulfur dioxide comes from Norilsk nickel mines . It is so polluted that some people mine the soil for soot because it contains precious minerals. In September 2016, the nearby river turned red. The life expectancy of a worker in Norilsk is 10 years lower. A study done by Boris Revich showed that blood illnesses were 44% higher, nervous system illnesses 38% higher, and bone and muscle system illnesses 28% higher among children in Norilsk WHEN COMPARED TO OTHER CHILDREN IN SIBERA. In any other city, people might protest these terrible, polluted conditions. But in Norilsk, the income for nearly everybody comes from one company: Norilsk Nickel. Any protestors would be fired, because even if you do not work in the mines, Norilsk Nickel also owns nearly all businesses in town. And the Russian Government has no plans to step in, because this company is a cash cow. Norilsk Nickel is 2% of the Russian GDP. In comparison, the entire city of San Francisco is 2% of the US GDP. The city has a depressing past as well: it was built by 500,000 gulag prisoners working under starving conditions throughout the month long days and nights. Of which eighteen thousand died. The most obvious relic of this era can be found all over the city: the stalinist, utilitarian architecture of nearly every building in the city. But hey, they painted the city bright colors so it can’t be that bad right?
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Romania: the old coal pits | European Journal
 
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During the Ceausescu era, tens of thousands were employed in the Jiu mines. Most were unskilled workers from other parts of the country. The turn of the millennium saw the first pit closures and massive protests of miners in Bucharest. Today the miners have given up protesting and are left living in dire poverty. Some even dig for coal to heat their homes for their families. More Information: http://www.dw.de/program/european-journal/s-3065-9798
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Going Into Coal (1939)
 
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Note: Location of the events are unknown. Full titles read: "GOING INTO COAL !" Good M/S's of men working in the coal mines. Several shots of scientists experimenting with coal dust including machinery that boils and cooks the coal in an attempt to find out what other properties and uses coal may have. FILM ID:1182.16 A VIDEO FROM BRITISH PATHÉ. EXPLORE OUR ONLINE CHANNEL, BRITISH PATHÉ TV. IT'S FULL OF GREAT DOCUMENTARIES, FASCINATING INTERVIEWS, AND CLASSIC MOVIES. http://www.britishpathe.tv/ FOR LICENSING ENQUIRIES VISIT http://www.britishpathe.com/ British Pathé also represents the Reuters historical collection, which includes more than 120,000 items from the news agencies Gaumont Graphic (1910-1932), Empire News Bulletin (1926-1930), British Paramount (1931-1957), and Gaumont British (1934-1959), as well as Visnews content from 1957 to the end of 1979. All footage can be viewed on the British Pathé website. https://www.britishpathe.com/
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MINING IS AWESOME! London Steam Engine - FULL HD
 
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MINING IS AWESOME! Managing Director of Mining Plus Ben Auld takes us on a short trip through one of the great cities of the world - LONDON, reminding us of the important role the steam engine had and its application to coal mining in the UK at a time of historical importance - The Industrial Revolution. #MiningIsAwesome. Be sure to subscribe to our channel to stay up with the latest from Mining Plus. Stay tuned for our next amazing mining videos - #miningisawesome Visit us at www.mining-plus.com to get in touch with one of our experts.
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5 ABANDONED TOWNS You're Not Allowed To Visit
 
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Worlds Largest Abandoned City | Hashima Island
 
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Worlds Largest Abandoned City | Hashima Island SUBSCRIBE FOR MORE ABANDONED VIDEOS! LEAVE A LIKE IF YOU ENJOYED! Hashima Island is known as the worlds largest abandoned city. Hashima Island was explored by exploring with Josh previously which inspired the creation of this video. Hashima Island has a very rich history and it also has a documentary. Hashima Island is located in Japan, it is also an abandoned city left for nature to reclaim. Hashima Island is the worlds largest abandoned city that includes 15 apartment buildings and several town shops. As the worlds largest abandoned city Hashima Island has a very rich history and hopefully this can educate you on that. SUBSCRIBE TO SEE MORE!!! ★ VIRTUAL TOUR: http://www.hashima-island.co.uk/ ►Special thanks to Michael Gakuran for providing information about Hashima Island! His work here: http://gakuran.com/gunkanjima-ruins-of-a-forbidden-island/ ►Check out Exploring With Josh! His videos here: https://www.youtube.com/user/theartofrealitycrew ★ WATCH THIS ► https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RoKqikpFW8A&t=289s ★ TURN ON MY POST NOTIFICATIONS FOR SHOUTOUTS IN MY VIDEOS!! ★FOLLOW MY SOCIAL MEDIA★ INSTAGRAM► https://www.instagram.com/rightway_productions/?hl=en TWITTER► https://twitter.com/RightWay_Prod FACEBOOK► https://www.facebook.com/OfficialRightWayProductions/?fref=nf ★How to get a SHOUTOUT!★ -Be SUBSCRIBED to my YouTube channel. -Take a screenshot of my page. -Post it on your Instagram or Facebook. -Hashtag #rightwayprod and tag me (@rightway_productions) in the photo For Business / Booking ► [email protected]
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A Walk in Newcastle Upon Tyne England
 
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httpsOur Travelling is The Learning and Our Learning is The Understanding. Please help my channel with a Donation to help me travel and take you to other areas around England Please click link to Donate ! ://www.paypal.me/abeer4Thomas/25 Newcastle Upon Tyne commonly known as Newcastle, is a city in Tyne and Wear, North East England, 103 miles (166 km) south of Edinburgh and 277 miles (446 km) north of London on the northern bank of the River Tyne, 8.5 mi (13.7 km) from the North Sea. Newcastle is the most populous city in the North East, and forms the core of the Tyneside conurbation, the eighth most populous urban area in the United Kingdom.[2] Newcastle is a member of the English Core Cities Group[6] and is a member of the Eurocities network of European cities.Quayside and bridges on the Tyne The Quayside The Tyne Gorge, between Newcastle on the north bank and Gateshead—a separate town and borough—on the south bank, is known for a series of dramatic bridges, including the Tyne Bridge of 1928 which was built by Dorman Long of Middlesbrough, Robert Stephenson's High Level Bridge of 1849, the first road/rail bridge in the world, and the Swing Bridge of 1876.[85] Large-scale regeneration has replaced former shipping premises with imposing new office developments; an innovative tilting bridge, the Gateshead Millennium Bridge was commissioned by Gateshead Council and has integrated the older Newcastle Quayside more closely with major cultural developments in Gateshead, including the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, the venue for the Turner Prize 2011[86] and the Norman Foster-designed The Sage Gateshead music centre. The Newcastle and Gateshead Quaysides are now a thriving, cosmopolitan area with bars, restaurants and public spaces. As a tourist promotion, Newcastle and Gateshead have linked together under the banner "NewcastleGateshead", to spearhead the regeneration of the North-East. The River Tyne had the temporary Bambuco Bridge in 2008 for ten days; it was not made for walking, road or cycling, but was just a sculpture. Newcastle was part of the county of Northumberland until 1400, when it became a county of itself, a status it retained until becoming part of Tyne and Wear in 1974. The regional nickname and dialect for people from Newcastle and the surrounding area is Geordie. Newcastle also houses Newcastle University, a member of the Russell Group, as well as Northumbria University. The city developed around the Roman settlement Pons Aelius and was named after the castle built in 1080 by Robert Curthose, William the Conqueror's eldest son. The city grew as an important centre for the wool trade in the 14th century, and later became a major coal mining area. The port developed in the 16th century and, along with the shipyards lower down the River Tyne, was amongst the world's largest shipbuilding and ship-repairing centres. Newcastle's economy includes corporate headquarters, learning, digital technology, retail, tourism and cultural centres, from which the city contributes £13 billion towards the United Kingdom's GVA. Among its icons are Newcastle United football club and the Tyne Bridge. Since 1981 the city has hosted the Great North Run, a half marathon which attracts over 57,000 runners each year.
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Cities Skylines - Noughbarn - (Episode 18) "Huge coal mine and mountains"
 
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Cities Skylines - Noughbarn - (Episode 18) "Huge coal mine and mountains" In this episode I'm building mountains (building lol) and a huge coalmine.
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British Isles 221128-01X.mp4 | Footage Farm
 
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1948 Encyclopaedia Britannica Films Animated globe - zoom in on Britain. Montage w/ VO re variety within British Isles: aerial over rocky coastline; rooftops of rural town; countryside; herd of sheep across moors; industrial landscape w/ mining town; London harbor w/ Tower Bridge in BG; White Cliffs of Dover. Map of British Isles showing lowlands & uplands - England, Wales, Scotland & Northern Ireland marked. Picturesque village - mining town - 1930s housing estate - northern terraced housing [VO "bleak slum areas"]. People at market stall - vars CUs British men - street scene outside factory. Map showing populated areas of Britain, major cities & natural resources. Coal mining scenes; digging for iron ore; map showing imports of iron ore & scrap iron from outside Britain. Steelworks / blast furnaces. Hand pouring into molds. Ingot lifted. Machining steel in factory. Shipyard scenes & riveting. Clay pit w/ workers with picks & shovels; potters at wheel; china manufacture. Sheep on hillside. Map of world showing imports of wool & cotton. 01:06:35 Textile mill - female weavers - rows of spinning machines. Looms. Horse-drawn wheat swather, harvester; kids helping w/ potato harvest; dairy herd grazing; cattle market in village square; sheep auction w/ sheep in pens. 01:07:41 Fishermen unload catch on dockside. Market scenes. Map of world showing imports of food. Cargo ships in harbor - London docks - imports unloaded & British goods packed for export. Map showing harbors & shipping routes - animation of exports. 01:10:13 Many ships at dock, pan across River Thames w/ Tower Bridge in BG. London street scenes - St. Paul's Cathedral - traffic & pedestrians - London buses - Houses of Parliament. If you wish to acquire broadcast quality material of this reel or want to know more about our Public Domain collection, contact us at [email protected]
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SCUM - NEW LOCATION - The Coal Mines..
 
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Technically not on the live build but on the test servers another location is in the works and here's a sneak preview of what to expect and still 'work in progress'. Discord/Community/Servers - https://nkx.co/gaming ========================================== Scum Twitter - https://twitter.com/ScumGame Scum - https://store.steampowered.com/app/51... RayKit Merchandise - http://raykit.beatzprints.co.uk/ 👉Twitter - https://twitter.com/RayKitGaming Music by - https://www.epidemicsound.com/
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Various towns and industries around Britain - Film 6165
 
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Houses at Kent, warehouses in Halifax, Yorkshire pit head, white cliffs. Housing, markets, coal mining, iron mining, foundry, smaller machine shops, ship building, clay mines, Wedgwood china, sheep farming, cotton, mines at work, horse harvesting, beef cattle, cattle market, fishing fleets, Docks in London, very good London streets, St. Pauls Britain's demography, industry and trade in the late 1940s. Titles over the Houses of Parliament in London. Globe and map of Great Britain. Coastal cliffs. Rows of houses on the edge of a town. Rolling Kent countryside- an oast house in the middle distance. Sheep on a moor. A large factory with several chimney stacks. A pit head at a mine. London's Tower Bridge, the Thames busy with boats and quayside cranes. White cliffs near Dover. Map of the Dover Straits, and Britain and Ireland, emphasising geographical and political features. A quaint country town-spired church and leafy street. Pit head inside a sprawling mining town. Suburban homes, a park or sports field in the foreground. Terraced houses - a ' slum area '. Market stall, busy with housewives. An electrician sits outside his parked van. A draughtsman with set square. A middle-class man or gentlemen , relaxing with his pipe and dog. A man with a broad moustache. A road crowded with commuters on foot, cycle and by car. A demographical map of Britain and Ireland a sequence regarding cities follows, and resources after that. Coal miner shovelling coal at the coal face. Coal pours from a conveyor belt into wagons. An open iron ore mine, machinery and wagons. A digger fills an wagon. Map showing overseas supplies. A steel works - huge pipes and components. Inside, molten steel or iron is poured. Workers cast iron into moulds. Molten metal is poured from high up. Huge pincers lift a glowing block of iron or steel. Sheet steel rolls from a machine and is cooled. Workers in a factory operate a machine working on a steel piece. Similar. A rivet is welded on a ship. The riveter at work. Workers carry metal components on the deck of a ship under construction. Construction work at a shipyard. Workers dig and shovel in a clay pit. Two of the men fill a wagon. A potter shapes clay on a wheel. Another. A potter smoothes a nearly finished pot. Another potter applies a relief design to a plate. A shepherd tends his flock. The sheep graze. Similar. World map showing wool supply to Britain. A wool or cotton mill, a female worker puts the wool or cotton on a loom. Closer. The machine or loom spins the material. A woman stands next to a loom. A mill floor full of these machines. A grain farm horses pulling a thresher. Closer. Families of farm labourers pick potatoes. A dairy herd graze on another farm. Farmers and beef cattle at a market. Sheep in pens at a market. The sheep are sold at auction. Fish are unloaded from a trawler. Closer, showing a basket filled with fish. Produce unloaded at a market.. Housewives sort through vegetables at a market. Map showing food imports to Britain. Tugs tow a merchant ship out of port. Merchant ships moored in port, cranes behind them on the quay. Ships and quayside at London Docks, Tower Bridge in the distance. Closer, as one of the ships is unloaded into another ship. Similar. Similar again. A crane hoists a tractor in the air. Another crane lowers a crate. Map showing Britain's harbours and trade, imports and exports. London docks, bristling with ships and cranes. London's city bridges, with a view east to Tower Bridge, and north to the city. St. Paul's Cathedral, seen from the river. A busy London street (possibly Farringdon Street) - bustling with cars and pedestrians. A London city building, pediment and porticoes, probably Mansion House. The Houses of Parliament, seen from the Thames.
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5 Creepiest Ghost Towns!
 
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When a town gets deserted for whatever reason it freezes in time. Leaving behind a snapshot of what it used to be but just empty without a living soul in sight. These ghost towns are usually quite creepy, so in this list we'll be showing you our top 5 creepiest ghost towns. We would like to give a big shout out to viewer aicMadSeason for suggesting this video. ------------------------------------------------------- Find Us On Twitter: https://twitter.com/OfficialAll5 Our Website: http://www.All5.me Music: "Unwritten Return" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ ------------------------------------------------------- 5) Kolmanskop Kolmanskop is a ghost town in southern Namibia. In 1908, the area was plunged into diamond fever and people rushed into the Namib desert hoping to make an easy fortune. Within two years, a town, complete with a casino, school, hospital and exclusive residential buildings, was established in the sandy desert. But shortly after the drop in diamond sales after the First World War, the beginning of the end started. During the 1950's the town was deserted and the dunes began to reclaim what was always theirs. Soon the metal screens collapsed and the pretty gardens and tidy streets were buried under the sand. A couple of old buildings are still standing and some interiors like the theater is still in very good condition, but the rest are crumbling ruins. 4) Gunkanjima This island is one among 505 uninhabited islands around Japan about 15 kilometers from Nagasaki. It is also known as "Gunkan-jima" or Battleship Island thanks to its high sea walls. It began in 1890 when the company Mitsubishi bought the island and began a project to retrieve coal from the bottom of the sea. This attracted much attention, and in 1916 they were forced to build Japan’s first large concrete building on the island. A block of apartments that would both accommodate the seas of workers and protect them from hurricanes. In 1959, population had swelled, and boasted one of the highest population densities ever recorded worldwide. As petroleum replaced coal in Japan in the 1960’s, coal mines began shutting down all over the country, and this island was no exception. In 1974 Mitsubishi officially announced the closing of the mine, and today it is empty and bare, with travel prohibited until recently in 2009. 3) Kadykchan Kadykchan was one of many small Russian cities that fell into ruin when the Soviet Union collapsed. Residents were forced to move to gain access to services like running water, schools and medical care. The state moved them out over a period of two weeks, and they were taken to other towns and provided with new housing. Once a tin mining town of 12,000 people, the city is now deserted. In their hurry to leave, residents left their belongings behind in their homes, so you can now find aging toys, books, clothing and other objects throughout the empty city. 2) Kowloon Walled City The Kowloon Walled City was located just outside Hong Kong, China during British rule. A former watch post to protect the area against pirates, it was occupied by Japan during World War II and subsequently taken over by squatters after Japan’s surrender. Neither Britain nor China wanted responsibility for it, so it became its own lawless city. Its population flourished for decades, with residents building twisting corridors above the street level, which was clogged with trash. The buildings grew so tall that sunlight couldn't reach the bottom levels and the entire city had to be illuminated with fluorescent lights. It was a place where brothels, casinos, opium dens, cocaine parlors, food courts serving dog meat and secret factories ran untouched by the authorities. It was finally torn down in 1993 after a mutual decision was made by British and Chinese authorities, who had finally grown wary of the unsanitary city and its out-of-control population. 1) Pripyat Pripyat is the city in the "zone of alienation" in northern Ukraine home to the Chernobyl Nuclear disaster. Abandoned in 1986 following the disaster, its population had been around 50,000 prior to the accident. Apartment buildings, swimming pools, hospitals and other buildings were all abandoned, and everything inside the buildings was left behind, including records, papers, TVs, children's toys, furniture, valuables, clothing, and much more. Residents were only allowed to take away a suitcase full of documents, books and clothes that were not contaminated. However, many of the apartment buildings were almost completely looted some time around the beginning of the 21st century. Since the area won't be safe for people for another 20,000 years it will remain as a ghost town for generations making it more creepy but amazing as time goes on.
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1947 से पहले भारत की अर्थव्यवस्था कैसी थी? How was India's economy during British period?
 
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You know how much business India does today, how much Indian economy. but during the British time India's trade, India's economy, which things India produce and which countries to sell. So in this video, we will talk about how much Indian economy in British times? How and why English businessman come to India? How many companies like East India were doing business in India? From ancient times, India trade with whole world from at sea and on land. From Africa to the Chinese sea, the chains of Arab traders were established on the beach. India trade with two major cities of Europe, Genoa and Venice. In those days both of these cities were fully developed by the Indian trade. so wealth and prosperity of both the cities of Venice and Jinoa, other countries of Europe tried their best to interfere in Indian business. It is a time when the European people did not get a sea route to go to India. And at the time. beginning of a new era in Europe in the fourteenth century. In which new geographic territories began to be discovered. Columbus discovered America in 1492. and in 1498, vasco da gama on the east side of Africa, crossed the cape of good hope; Where vasco da gama got an Indian Gujarati trader, and vasco da gama reached Cali cut in Malabar, India. After that Portugal became a serene nation. And seeing this prosperity Dutch, English and French also started doing business with India. These foreign merchants used to carry masala, pearls, jewels, silk of murshidabad, Chhint of Lucknow, neel from India, and from there, glassware, The velvet satin and iron tools were brought to India for sale in India. Before 1750 there was no industrial revolution in England. Before that England was also an agriculture country like India. At that time, England did not have to search the market abroad for its merchandise. only light-weight items could be sent out. In 1765, when the East India Company got a boon from Bengal, Bihar and Orissa. At that time the language of correspondence was Persian. Now without getting a license from East India Company, no British could live in India or buy property. That is why according to the old tradition of India, East India Company expenditure repair of buildings and the management of puja. After that the language of the company became English and decided to promote English education. And theology was translated into English. Before 1857, there was an industrial revolution in Europe. In this revolution, England was the leader of all; Because England invented the vapor machine itself, England's capital had increased greatly from the trade of India. He had large amounts of iron and coal. There was no shortage of skilled craftsmen so England went on the forefront of this revolution. In the northern part of England, where iron and coal came out, the factories started to be established. The factories started settling down in the city. England's domestic industries and businesses were destroyed. The machines started to manufacture goods extensively. The consumption of this material started in other countries of Europe. This saw the beginning of the era of machine in other countries of Europe. And as in other countries of Europe, according to the new practice, the industry business started to grow, in the same way England needed to find a market outside Europe for its goods. so India's was made a good market for English goods. English education gradually the interest of Indian people was changing. European costumes and European living-upbringing began to entice the educated classes. the impact of this new policy was on the textile trade of India. gradually India's various arts and industries are being destroyed. The main port of India is Calcutta, Bombay and Madras were connected to the major cities of India. So the goods which came from England on these port and reached directly to small cities and town. England needed raw material of India. in which he got every kind of raw material from India. Whenever the Indian government tried to promote indigenous businesses, then the government of England opposed it. After built roads foreign goods reaching small towns and villages markets of India. With the construction of railways and roads, the export of raw materials of India increased. It also affected the cultivation and people started to plant similar crops which could be exported abroad. With the help of European businessmen, European merchants began to cultivate tea, coffee, jute and blue in India. Around 1940 England huge amount of money invested in India. 634 foreign companies were operating in India capital was about seven and a half trillion rupees and there were 5194 companies whose registries were in India and whose capital was 3 trillion rupees. Most of these were English companies. Textile and iron businesses were the main occupations of England, England used to buy tea, jute, cotton, oil seeds, wool and leather every year from India.
Birth of Europe: Coal, blood and iron
 
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The Industrial Revolution of the 18th century transformed Britain and spread across Europe, with coal bringing prosperity for some and misery for many.
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🇮🇳 India's Coal Rush | 101 East
 
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India is hungry for energy. Over 173 power plants, all of them coal-fired, will be built to power the nation's high-tech industries and booming cities. This is accelerating an ongoing “coal rush” which has put our dirtiest fossil fuel at the heart of India’s breakneck growth, and could soon make a single state, Andhra Pradesh, one of the world’s top 20 carbon emitters. But not everyone is convinced that this boom is a blessing. Physicist and businessman, Asoke Agarwal believes that India is heading for disaster: "It is time that we think of a more austere way of living. That was what India was famous for earlier. Today we have just aped the West. The West has gone at a speed at which they are destroying themselves, and we are following them. So it is high time that we realise that there is something drastically wrong with our economy." On 101 East, filmmaker Orlando de Guzman takes a dark journey through the coal belt of Jharkhand and West Bengal, to look at the winners and losers of this booming industry. More from 101 East on: YouTube - http://aje.io/101eastYouTube Facebook - http://facebook.com/101east Twitter - http://twitter.com/aj101east Instagram - http://instagram.com/aj101east Website - http://aljazeera.com/101east
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Working conditions during the industrial revolution
 
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i made this video for my US history class. 100%... damn straight
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Surprising, Lovely Newcastle, England
 
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Newcastle, in my mind associated with industrial activity and coal mining (probably due to the old saying "like bringing coals to Newcastle"), was a total surprise to me. Instead of smokestacks and grey industrial boxes I found a lovely waterside with soaring bridges, museums, shops and restaurants, and the fascinating mirrored Sage Music Centre, all spread along the Tyne River. Best of all, Newcastle hasn't been discovered by tourists yet. My friend Val, who has spent her entire life in Newcastle, showed me the local castles, pubs,monuments and so much more. I'd love to return to see more. To read more about my round-the-world travels, visit my blog, https://holeinthedonut.com
Views: 37862 Barbara Weibel
Germany has banned coal mining.
 
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Happening on 21 September in New York and globally, the People's Climate March is on its way to becoming the largest and most diverse mobilization for climate action in history. To show their commitment to protecting people’s climate, a number of Mayors will join the march under the banner, “People’s Climate, Mayors Commit”. This is in line with the vision laid out in the global advocacy of the Local Government Climate Roadmap. The march is set two days before world leaders gather in New York for the Climate Summit called by United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. The Summit is critical to lay the foundations for a new climate treaty that countries are expected to sign in 2015. With the impacts of climate change being felt around the world, with the solutions on the table and with growing momentum behind internationally-coordinated action to fix the crisis, the moment has come to put this issue back on top of the political agenda. Home to half of the world’s population, cities are responsible for 75% of global energy consumption and 40-50% of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. They are playing a pivotal role in combating climate change by slashing these GHG emissions, building resilience and promoting sustainable alternatives to transport and energy. They will be central in ensuring that adverse effects of climate change will affect their citizens as little as possible. ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability, the world’s leading cities network, will participate in the People's March along with other 750 organizations, sharing its vision of local sustainability. It will mobilize mayors from around the world who will bring to New York the voices of their citizens. Mayors George Ferguson (Bristol, UK), Herbert Bautista (Quezon City, Philippines), Jürgen Nimptsch (Bonn, Germany), Frank Cownie (Des Moines, USA), Ronan Dantec (Nantes) have confirmed their attendance to the march. Many other local governments support the march. Mayor of Philadelphia Michael Nutter and New York City Council already announced their endorsements supporting the March. Meanwhile, Mayor Gustavo Petro will lead one of the biggest marches in his city of Bogotá, capital of Colombia. Everywhere Mayors are showing their strong commitment to tackle climate change and protect their citizens from its adverse effects. With his clear vision of energy justice and citizen participation, Bristol Mayor George Ferguson led his city to become the European Green Capital for 2015. In Bogotá, the Bus Rapid Transport system called TransMilenio is sparing the city 350,000 tonnes of CO2 per year, reducing air pollution and energy dependence. Seoul, South Korea has reduced its power needs by the equivalent of an average nuclear power plant and is investing in renewables. Its Mayor actively promoted #OccupySeoul, encouraging citizens to take active part in re-shaping the face of Korea's capital. In Bonn, the city is progressing with its plans to cut emissions by 40% and become the cycling capital of its region. On its new online platform, CityTalk, ICLEI tells some of the challenges and stories of success of these cities, showing how mayors are spearheading a diverse movement of local governments with high ambitions, engaging their citizens to be part of a sustainable revolution. Mayors are the closest level of government to citizens. They are deeply grounded in their reality, and are committed to uphold their citizen’s safety, justice and sustainability. CityTalk also features ICLEI’s agenda in New York. Besides engaging in the march, ICLEI is actively involved in nine action-oriented initiatives linked to the upcoming UN summit: Compact of Mayors, City Climate Finance Alliance, arranging bank loans so home owners may buy solar panels. CCAC Municipal Solid Waste Initiative, recycling all waste and selling the minerals, etc = zero waste. Resilient Cities Accelerator Initiative, Carbon Pricing, Buildings Efficiency Accelerator Initiative, Requiring insulation so cities save enough energy to displace one atomic reactor. District Energy Accelerator Initiative, requiring Utilities to pay solar farmers $0.29 kwh for feeding solar onto the grid. and Urban Electric Mobility Vehicles.
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The Industrial Revolution: Crash Course History of Science #21
 
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You probably know some of the signs of industrialization in the nineteenth century: Trains connected cities, symbolizing progress. But they also brought about the destruction of rural lands, divisions between social classes, and rapid urbanization. But there's a whole lot more to talk about in this episode of History of Science! *** Crash Course is on Patreon! You can support us directly by signing up at http://www.patreon.com/crashcourse Thanks to the following Patrons for their generous monthly contributions that help keep Crash Course free for everyone forever: Mark Brouwer, Erika & Alexa Saur Glenn Elliott, Justin Zingsheim, Jessica Wode, Eric Prestemon, Kathrin Benoit, Tom Trval, Nathan Taylor, Divonne Holmes à Court, Brian Thomas Gossett, Khaled El Shalakany, Indika Siriwardena, SR Foxley, Sam Ferguson, Yasenia Cruz, Eric Koslow, Caleb Weeks, Tim Curwick, D.A. Noe, Shawn Arnold, Ruth Perez, Malcolm Callis, Ken Penttinen, Advait Shinde, William McGraw, Andrei Krishkevich, Rachel Bright, Mayumi Maeda, Kathy & Tim Philip, Jirat, Eric Kitchen, Ian Dundore, Chris Peters -- Want to find Crash Course elsewhere on the internet? Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/YouTubeCrashCourse Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/TheCrashCourse Tumblr - http://thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Support Crash Course on Patreon: http://patreon.com/crashcourse CC Kids: http://www.youtube.com/
Views: 124674 CrashCourse
Top 12. Best Museums in England - United Kingdom
 
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Top 12. Best Museums in England - United Kingdom: British Museum London, National Gallery London, Victoria and Albert Museum London, Churchill War Rooms London, The Roman Baths, National Railway Museum York, Natural History Museum London, Brunel's ss Great Britain Bristol, Wallace Collection London, National Coal Mining Museum, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard Portsmouth, Beamish Museum
Views: 1328 UltramodernHome
Coal Mining in BC: Mayor Mary Giuliano, City of Fernie
 
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Get the facts at http://coalalliance.ca/ and join the conversation at http://workingwithcoal.ca/. Mary Giuliano, Mayor of Fernie, speaks about the benefits of the coal industry in her community. Coal Mining in BC Facts: - Coal creates over 26,000 B.C. jobs in mining, transport, equipment and other related sectors. - Coal generates over $3.2 billion in economic activity in B.C. each year. - Coal produces about $715 million in public revenues for all levels of government that go to support critical services such as health care and education. - Coal is Port Metro Vancouver’s principal export and accounts for approximately 25% of the Port’s total volume each year. Coal Alliance Members: BNSF Railway - http://www.bnsf.com/ Canadian Pacific - http://www.cpr.ca/en CN - http://www.cn.ca/ Coal Association of Canada - http://www.coal.ca/ Fraser Surrey Docks - http://www.fsd.bc.ca/ Mining Association of BC - http://www.mining.bc.ca/ Neptune Terminals - http://www.neptuneterminals.com/ Pacific Coast Terminals Co. Ltd. - http://pct.ca/ Teck Resources - http://www.teck.com/ Westshore Terminals - http://www.westshore.com/ Cloud Peak Energy - http://cloudpeakenergy.com/
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INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION | Educational Video for Kids.
 
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In this video we are going to know everything about the Industrial Revolution. As we always tell you, it is very important to know the past, to understand the present and improve the future. ▶SUBSCRIBE TO HAPPY LEARNING! http://bit.ly/HappyLearningTV ▶Web site: https://happylearning.tv/en/ ▶Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HappyLearningTv Recommended video: Roman Empire https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9bcohqsTGk&t=4s Hello friends, welcome to a new Happy Learning video ... today we are going to learn about a period of history very important and very revolutionary, today we are going to learn about the Industrial Revolution The Industrial Revolution is the stage of history that goes from 1780 to 1850 and began in England. For almost the entire history of mankind, life had been based on agriculture and livestock. At the end of the 18th century, the Englishman James Watt invented, or rather perfected, the steam engine. Until then the artisans had been dedicated to the manufacturing of utensils with their own hands in small workshops, but with the arrival of the steam engine, that changed forever. This machine used the energy of steam to transform it into power and moving other machines. These new machines were applied to the industry and began to do the work that the artisans used to do, so the small artisan workshops were disappearing giving way to the big factories. The steam engine was also used for transport and the first trains and steam boats were manufactured, which facilitated trade and travel between cities and countries. Europe was filled with trains. During the Industrial Revolution, the rural society dominated by the nobility stopped being as important as it was and the urban society dominated by the bourgeoisie started to appear. The bourgeoisie were normal people who had become powerful and rich thanks to trade. Since they had a lot of money, they started investing in technology and were the first to build factories. The workers, also called proletarians, were the people who did not have wealth. Not being able to make a living in the countryside or in the villages, they emigrated to the big cities to work in the factories. At first they worked in very bad conditions and for very little money meaning that many children had to work on very hard and dangerous tasks so that their families could feed themselves. The workers asked for rights to work in a dignified and safe way, and the owners, the bourgeoisie, did not want to give it to them. After many conflicts, strikes and fights, the workers managed to make the work days last eight hours, and allowed them to rest on Sundays or take vacation days ... and also children were protected so that they did not have to work anymore. Today we continue to use many of these rights and also many of the machines we use are developments of those first steam engines. You already know that knowing the past allows us to understand the present and improve the future. Goodbye friends until the next video, ah and do not forget to subscribe to Happy Learning Tv
Views: 134438 Happy Learning English
SCUM - Boats + base Building, Cities & Missions Coming | ALL INFO BELOW!
 
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Exciting info on Scum recently! This is what it's all about! The game is slowly coming together! LATEST INFO - https://steamcommunity.com/games/513710/announcements/detail/1808664240330271580 LATEST UPDATE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3L5vaGEHa5E&t=225s WELCOME TO THE STREAM! Sit back, enjoy the show! ========================================== Discord/Community/Servers - https://nkx.co/gaming ========================================== Scum Twitter - https://twitter.com/ScumGame Scum - https://store.steampowered.com/app/513710/SCUM/ 💰Support Your Favourite Channel! - https://streamlabs.com/raykitgaming💰 RayKit Merchandise - http://raykit.beatzprints.co.uk/ 👉Twitter - https://twitter.com/RayKitGaming
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Australia: Addicted to Coal - ARTE Documentary
 
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Australia is split between supporting renewable energies and defending its position as the world’s largest coal exporter. The controversial construction of a major new coal mine comes as the Great Barrier Reef is at grave risk from climate change. Subscribe to our Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVogAsASqbceBmQMi1WA39g You can also find us on: Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ARTE.tv Twitter: https://twitter.com/ARTEen
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The Devastating Effects of Pollution in China (Part 1/2)
 
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We went to the single most polluted place on earth, the coal-mining town of Linfen in Shanxi Province, China, where kids play in dirty rivers and the sun sets early behind a thick curtain of smog. Watch part 2 here: http://bit.ly/Toxic-China-2 Check out "Toxic: America's Water Crisis" here: http://bit.ly/Water-Crisis-1 Check out the Best of VICE here: http://bit.ly/VICE-Best-Of Check out our full video catalog: http://bit.ly/VICE-Videos Videos, daily editorial and more: http://vice.com Like VICE on Facebook: http://fb.com/vice Follow VICE on Twitter: http://twitter.com/vice Read our tumblr: http://vicemag.tumblr.com
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The Children Who Built Victorian Britain Part 1
 
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The catalyst to Britain's Industrial Revolution was the slave labour of orphans and destitute children. In this shocking and moving account of their exploitation and eventual emancipation, Professor Jane Humphries uses the actual words of these child workers (recorded in diaries, interviews and letters) to let them tell their own story. She also uses groundbreaking animation to bring to life a world where 12-year-olds went to war at Trafalgar and six-year-olds worked the fields as human scarecrows. Jane Humphries: Jane Humphries is a fellow of All Soul Souls College and a Professor of Economic History at Oxford University and the author of "Childhood and Child Labour in the British Industrial Revolution". In "The Children Who Built Victorian England" she uses the biographies, letters, diaries and documents of hundreds of working children to tell the story of the Industrial Revolution from their perspective. By accessing their testimonies she allows them to speak up for themselves and what they have to say may surprise you. These children weren't mindless drones or soul-less victims; they were feisty, clever, gutsy and determined people who collectively made sure that future generations did not suffer the same fate they did. The programme also sees Jane visiting Jane visits the places where the children worked as she tries to get a picture of how widespread the practice of child labour was. She also looks at the kind of jobs that, 200 years ago, were seen as appropriate for children. More tellingly she also reveals the social conditions which created a population boom amongst the poor - one which was exploited by the early industrialists. For example most of the new factories were built in sparsely populated areas and so their workforce was provided through the trafficking of orphans from the cities. These destitute children aged eight and sometimes younger, who were handed over by the Parish authorities and signed up to work for free until they reached adulthood. Without this available slave labour many businesses would never have got off the ground. Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0_zJeDKE9vI http://www.victorianweb.org/history/sochistov.html http://www.nettlesworth.durham.sch.uk/time/victorian/vindust.html Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use. All copyrighted materials contained herein belong to their respective copyright holders, I do not claim ownership over any of these materials. I realize no profit, monetary or otherwise, from the exhibition of these videos.
Views: 512534 Bev A
The World's Largest Abandoned City - Ordos
 
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Ordos The World’s Largest Abandoned City The development of the city of Ordos is a unique tale. Ordos is a city designed from scratch and built within 10 years. This city came to fruition after private mining companies were given the rights to dig into deposits in the late 90’s and 2000’s. This generated a lot of tax revenue making Ordos the 2nd highest income per capita city in China. Ordos is a city located in Inner Mongolia that has been constantly been burdened with water shortage issues. Instead of trying to revamp the current infrastructure the Chinese government decided to rebuild the city from scratch which is called “New Ordos” just 16 miles or 25 km kilometers away from the existing city now called “Old Ordos”. The people of Old Ordos refer to New Ordos as the Kangbashi district of Ordos, these new and old labels are basically not supported by anyone locally. Two villages built around the Wulan Mulan River were demolished and construction started in 2005. 161 billion dollars in infrastructure was invested to build the Kangbashi District over the first 5 years. Regardless if anyone lives in this new city, this is a major plus to the government of China as it increases China’s GDP. The government gave kickbacks to developers who helped boost GDP so building anything anywhere is promoted. The old city of Ordos or Dongsheng is home to over ½ a million people, it was expected that many of them would move to the new city as it became completed. As explained by many locals, a working couple only makes $800 a month combined of which ⅓ is taken for rent. The new apartments in New Ordos sell for 70 - 100 thousand dollars making it virtually impossible for locals to live there. Sales were slow at first but eventually investors snapped up many of the units in the new city. This has left New Ordos with a ton of infrastructure and no residents. The city was originally designed to hold 1 million people but was scaled down during construction to 500,000 then to 300,000 after coal prices crashed. The city features a 5 story shopping mall, impressive monuments and statues, art and city museum, the Ordos Dongsheng Stadium that seats 35,000 people, opera house, a brand new airport and a modern designed mosque. The city streets are lined with skyscraper after skyscraper that are almost completely empty. A toy store is one of the only stores in the massive 5 story mall, the man who runs the store says he sells something every few days and if the government doesn’t step in soon to fix it, he may have to move back to Dongsheng. It is estimated only 2 % of the buildings were ever filled the rest remain abandoned. Outside the mall an elaborate water show is put on every night with only a few people found to be watching it. A water show this size in a normal city would draw thousands of viewers daily. The city has everything it needs to be a great thriving new city like extra wide roads with bike lanes like what is found in Taipei, modern amenities and infrastructure but simply no people. The initial wave of 30,000 people that moved to New Ordos all lived in a 4 to 5 block radius just north of central park. A few years later that grew to 60,000 and now 12 years after the start of construction there are around 150,000 residents in a city that was originally designed for 1 million. The city has been doing many things to attract people to live there like moving the best schools from Dongsheng to Kangbashi. While some areas of Kangbashi aren’t a ghost town at all today, many still are. One abandoned project is the Ordos 100 Project, which is a project that was to have 100 different extreme luxury villas designed. Instead of the government doing it themselves they invited 100 different architects from around the world to each design a luxury villas to be placed on the map. Land sections were given out with the utmost creative freedom except the design was not to look like traditional Mongolian designs such as Yurts. Each architect designed their villa and construction started. Within the Ordos 100 Project site multiple half finished villas can be found. While many lay half finished some have progress going forward. Music: Melopsych-Between Mechanics n Soul Check out some of our other videos: Top 10 Fruits You’ve Never Heard Of Part 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hRdgPyZF45g&feature=youtu.be For copyright matters please contact: [email protected] Intro music thanks to Machinmasound: Rallying the Defense: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ruPk4RD19Nw Titan Top List is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com
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Will Reindeer Be The Canaries In The Climate Change Coal Mine?
 
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Thom talks about reports of tens of thousands of reindeer dying of starvation and explains the link between their deaths and climate change. Find out more at: http://www.thomhartmann.com Follow Thom on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/thom_hartmann Subscribe to The Thom Hartmann Program for more: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thomhartmann
American History - Part 130 - Immigration in the 1880s
 
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Cloth factories in Fall River, Massachusetts, were filled with young men from Lancashire, England. Most of the workers in the shipyards of San Francisco were from Scotland. Many of the coal miners in America were men from the British mines in Wales. Many were farmers who came to America because they could get land for nothing. They could build new farms for themselves in the rich land of the American west. One of the best-liked songs in Britain then was a song about the better life in America. Its name: "To The West." Its words helped many men decide to make the move to America. "To the West, to the West, to the land of the free Where mighty Missouri rolls down to the sea; Where a man is a man if he's willing to toil. And the poorest may harvest the fruits of the soil. Where the young may exult and the aged may rest, Away, far away, to the land of the west." To another group of immigrants, America was the last hope. Ireland in the eighteen forties suffered one crop failure after another. Hungry men had to leave. In eighteen fifty alone, more than one hundred seventeen thousand people came to the United States from Ireland. Most had no money and little education. To those men and women, America was a magic name. As the years passed, fewer people were moving to America for a better job. Most were coming now for any job at all. Work was hard to find in any of the cities in Europe. In the next ten years, millions of people made the move from Britain, Germany, and the Scandinavian countries. But then, as industry in those countries grew larger, and more jobs opened, the flood of immigration began to slow. The immigrants now were coming from southern and eastern Europe. Anti-Jewish feeling swept Russia and Poland. Violence against Jews caused many of them to move to America. In the late eighteen eighties, cholera spread through much of southern Italy. Fear of the disease led many families to leave for the United States. Others left when their governments began building up strong armies. Young men who did not want to be soldiers often escaped by moving to America. Big armies were costly, and many people left because they did not want to pay the high taxes. Whatever the reason, people continued to emigrate to the United States. These new immigrants were not like those who came earlier. These new immigrants had no skills. Most were unable to read or write. Factory owners found that these eastern and southern Europeans were hard workers. They did not protest because the work was hard and the pay was low. They did not demand better working conditions. They did not join unions or strike. Factory owners began to replace higher-paid American and British workers with the new immigrants. Business leaders wanted more of the new workers. They urged the immigrants to write letters to their friends and relatives in the old country. "Tell them to come to America, that there are plenty of jobs." Letters from America brought many more immigrants. The big steamship companies also helped industry to get more of the new workers. They paid thousands of agents throughout Europe to sell tickets for the trip to America. Their efforts meant that steamships bringing grain to Europe could return to America filled with immigrants. They came by the hundreds of thousands. People of all religions, from all across Europe. Many remained in New York and other eastern cities. But many others moved westward. They took jobs in the steel factories of Pennsylvania and the coal mines of West Virginia. They worked in the lumber camps of Michigan and in the stockyards and meat-packing plants of Chicago. Within a few years, foreign-born workers held most of the unskilled jobs in many American industries. American workers began to protest. They demanded an end to the flood of immigration. That will be our story in the next program of THE MAKING OF A NATION
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An Unparalleled Story of Prosperity and Harmony in a 1900s Coal Mining Town
 
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The residents of Buxton, IA enjoyed fair wages, good housing, and nice amenities, regardless of the color of their skin. Did the founders of this town have this in mind? Or, was this just a wonderful accident? Two historians share their theories in this segment from the "Searching for Buxton" documentary. Find additional video, background information and classroom resources at: http://site.iptv.org/iowapathways/mypath/great-buxton Searching for Buxton was produced for Iowa Public Television by the Communication Research Institute of William Penn University.
An Industrial Park in my Backyard - Similarities Between Coal Mining and Fracking
 
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``All source materials are public domain, used with permission, or are Fair Use under 17 USC § 107`` This is a presentation that was given in Plymouth Pennsylvania, on Thursday, May 30, 2013, at the Plymouth Historical Society. I discuss why I got interested in gas drilling, the problems associated with it, and my suggestions on what we need to do to fix the problems.
Views: 3083 Scott Cannon
Places to see in ( Wolverhampton - UK )
 
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Places to see in ( Wolverhampton - UK ) Wolverhampton is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England. Historically part of Staffordshire, the city of Wolverhampton is named after Wulfrun, who founded the town in 985, from the Anglo-Saxon Wulfrūnehēantūn ("Wulfrūn's high or principal enclosure or farm"). Wolverhampton grew initially as a market town specialising in the woollen trade. In the Industrial Revolution, Wolverhampton became a major centre for coal mining, steel production, lock making and the manufacture of cars and motorcycles. The economy of the city of Wolverhampton is still based on engineering, including a large aerospace industry, as well as the service sector. Wolverhampton lies northwest of its larger near-neighbour Birmingham, and forms the second largest part of the West Midlands conurbation. To the north and west lies the Staffordshire and Shropshire countryside. Wolverhampton city centre falls outside of the area traditionally known as the Black Country, although some districts such as Bilston and Heath Town and the Willenhall side of Wolverhampton fall within the Black Country coalfields, leading to confusion as to whether the entire city falls within the region. Wolverhampton city centre forms the main focal point for the road network within the northwestern part of the West Midlands conurbation, and out into the rural hinterland of Staffordshire and Shropshire. Wolverhampton's first railway opened in 1837, with the opening of the Grand Junction Railway, the first long-distance line in Great Britain. The main station for the city was, however, not located in the city centre, but at Wednesfield Heath, now Heath Town on the east side of the city. Buses in the city are run commercially by a number of bus operators, the largest provider of services is National Express West Midlands. As well as serving suburbs of the city, buses from the centre of Wolverhampton also provide a direct link with the city of Birmingham and connections to Walsall, Telford, West Bromwich, Stourbridge, Cannock, Sedgley, Bilston, Bloxwich, Bridgnorth & Dudley. Alot to see in ( Wolverhampton - UK ) such as : Bantock House Museum and Park Wolverhampton Art Gallery Wightwick Manor Moseley Old Hall Royal Air Force Museum Cosford Aldersley West Park, Wolverhampton Baggeridge Country Park Himley Hall & Park Rodbaston AnimalZone East Park Wolves Museum Smestow Valley Local Nature Reserve Casino 36 Air Space Wolverhampton Boscobel House Willenhall Memorial Park Phoenix Park Warren's Hall Country Park Brunswick Park Buckpool and Fens Pool Local Nature Reserve Victoria Park, Tipton Sheepwash Urban Park Brownhills Common ( Wolverhampton - UK ) is well know as a tourist destination because of the variety of places you can enjoy while you are visiting the city of Wolverhampton . Through a series of videos we will try to show you recommended places to visit in Wolverhampton - UK Join us for more : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLP2J3yzHO9rZDyzie5Y5Og http://placestoseein87.blogspot.com.eg/ https://plus.google.com/108460845579164318812 https://www.facebook.com/placestoseein87/ https://twitter.com/Placestoseein1 https://www.tumblr.com/blog/placestoseein https://www.pinterest.com/placestoseein87/places-to-see-in/
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Enugu
 
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watch as we carry you around Enugu the capital of Enugu State in Nigeria. It is located in southeastern Nigeria. The city had a population of 722,664 according to the disputed 2006 Nigerian census and nearly 2 million according to 2015 estimates. The name Enugu is derived from the two Igbo words Énú Ụ́gwụ́ meaning "hill top" denoting the city's hilly geography. The city was named after Enugwu Ngwo, under which coal was found. Since the 17th century the location of present-day Enugu has been inhabited by the Nike (/niːˈkeɪ/ nee-KAY) subgroup of the Igbo people; one of Enugu's neighbourhoods still retains the village's old name Ogui. In 1900 the Southern Nigeria Protectorate was established by the colonial administration of the British Empire. The discovery of coal by the colonialists led to the building of the Eastern Line railway to carry coal from the inland city to the port of Port Harcourt, a city created for this purpose located 151 miles (243 km) south of what was called Enugu Coal Camp. Enugu was then renamed simply Enugu and developed as one of the few cities in West Africa created from European contact. By 1958 Enugu had over 8,000 coal miners. As of 2005 there are no significant coal mining activities left in the city.
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Soldier Miners (1943)
 
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Full title reads: "SOLDIER MINERS". Canada. Squad of Canadian soldiers on parade. These are the soldier miners who volunteered to go back to coal mines. Close up shot of one of the soldiers saluting - he is Mr Macdonald. Several shot of Mr Macdonald removing his uniform to change into coal miner's outfit. He is at home, wife and a baby looking on. The miner walks out of house, kisses his wife and baby and then leaves for the pit. Long shot of a coal mine workings. Various shots of the miners at work at the coal face. Underground trucks moving along loaded with coal. Various shots of the coal being loaded onto ship on docks. Various shots of the burning hot coke being emptied from coke oven. Various shots of the molten steel being poured into crucibles, men working. (Mute & Track Negs.) FILM ID:1087.02 A VIDEO FROM BRITISH PATHÉ. EXPLORE OUR ONLINE CHANNEL, BRITISH PATHÉ TV. IT'S FULL OF GREAT DOCUMENTARIES, FASCINATING INTERVIEWS, AND CLASSIC MOVIES. http://www.britishpathe.tv/ FOR LICENSING ENQUIRIES VISIT http://www.britishpathe.com/ British Pathé also represents the Reuters historical collection, which includes more than 120,000 items from the news agencies Gaumont Graphic (1910-1932), Empire News Bulletin (1926-1930), British Paramount (1931-1957), and Gaumont British (1934-1959), as well as Visnews content from 1957 to the end of 1979. All footage can be viewed on the British Pathé website. https://www.britishpathe.com/
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Places to see in ( Newcastle upon Tyne - UK )
 
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Places to see in ( Newcastle upon Tyne - UK ) Newcastle upon Tyne is a university city on the River Tyne in northeast England. With its twin city, Gateshead, it was a major shipbuilding and manufacturing hub during the Industrial Revolution and is now a centre of business, arts and sciences. Spanning the Tyne, modern Gateshead Millennium Bridge, noted for its unique tilting aperture, is a symbol of the 2 cities. Newcastle upon Tyne commonly known as Newcastle, is a city in Tyne and Wear, North East England, 103 miles (166 km) south of Edinburgh and 277 miles (446 km) north of London on the northern bank of the River Tyne, 8.5 mi (13.7 km) from the North Sea. Newcastle is the most populous city in the North East, and forms the core of the Tyneside conurbation, the eighth most populous urban area in the United Kingdom. Newcastle is a member of the English Core Cities Group and is a member of the Eurocities network of European cities. Newcastle was part of the county of Northumberland until 1400, when it became a county of itself, a status it retained until becoming part of Tyne and Wear in 1974. The regional nickname and dialect for people from Newcastle and the surrounding area is Geordie. Newcastle also houses Newcastle University, a member of the Russell Group, as well as Northumbria University. The city of Newcastle upon Tyne developed around the Roman settlement Pons Aelius and was named after the castle built in 1080 by Robert Curthose, William the Conqueror's eldest son. The city grew as an important centre for the wool trade in the 14th century, and later became a major coal mining area. The port developed in the 16th century and, along with the shipyards lower down the River Tyne, was amongst the world's largest shipbuilding and ship-repairing centres. Newcastle's economy includes corporate headquarters, learning, digital technology, retail, tourism and cultural centres, from which the city contributes £13 billion towards the United Kingdom's GVA. Among its icons are Newcastle United football club and the Tyne Bridge. Since 1981 the city has hosted the Great North Run, a half marathon which attracts over 57,000 runners each year. Newcastle International Airport is located approximately 6 miles (9.7 km) from the city centre on the northern outskirts of the city near Ponteland . Newcastle railway station, also known as Newcastle Central Station, is a principal stop on the East Coast Main Line and Cross Country Route. Central Station is one of the busiest stations in Britain. The city is served by the Tyne and Wear Metro, a system of suburban and underground railways covering much of Tyne and Wear. Major roads in the area include the A1 (Gateshead Newcastle Western Bypass), stretching north to Edinburgh and south to London; the A19 heading south past Sunderland and Middlesbrough to York and Doncaster; the A69 heading west to Carlisle; the A696, which becomes the A68 heads past Newcastle Airport. Newcastle is accessible by several mostly traffic-free cycle routes that lead to the edges of the city centre. here are 3 main bus companies providing services in the city; Arriva North East, Go North East and Stagecoach North East. Alot to see in ( Newcastle upon Tyne - UK ) such as : Great North Museum Centre for Life Discovery Museum The Castle, Newcastle Tyne Bridge Laing Art Gallery Newcastle Cathedral Angel of the North Great North Museum: Hancock Jesmond Dene Beamish Museum Hatton Gallery Newcastle town wall Newcastle Racecourse Church of St Thomas the Martyr Tyneside Cinema Town Moor, Newcastle upon Tyne Grey's Monument Exhibition Park, Newcastle Pets Corner Bessie Surtees House Quayside Aspers Casino Newcastle St Mary's Cathedral, Newcastle upon Tyne The Biscuit Factory Genting Casino Newcastle Seven Stories Paddy Freeman's Park Side Photographic Gallery Iles Tours Newcastle Newcastle-upon-Tyne Trinity House The Black Gate National Trust - Holy Jesus Hospital Stephenson Works Boilershop Hodgkin Park North East Land, Sea and Air Museums Benwell Roman Temple - Hadrian's Wall Motor Museum Lambton Castle Trinity Maritime Centre Partnership House Iris Brickfield Heaton Park Denton Hall Turret - Hadrian's Wall Benwell Nature Park Byker Grove Lemington Glass Works Kenton Park Sports Centre Ravensworth Castle ( Newcastle upon Tyne - UK) is well know as a tourist destination because of the variety of places you can enjoy while you are visiting the city of Newcastle upon Tyne . Through a series of videos we will try to show you recommended places to visit in Newcastle upon Tyne - UK Join us for more : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLP2J3yzHO9rZDyzie5Y5Og http://placestoseein87.blogspot.com.eg/ https://plus.google.com/108460845579164318812 https://www.facebook.com/placestoseein87/ https://twitter.com/Placestoseein1 https://www.tumblr.com/blog/placestoseein https://www.pinterest.com/placestoseein87/places-to-see-in/
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Coal Mines Tourism || Bluesky Travels India
 
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Bluesky travels is one of the best travels in India. It is a tourist own designed Company. We are operating in all the cities with a wide range of local representatives across the Country. Like the sky exists everywhere we are present at Anywhere. Our services are much dedicated on How to spend holidays happily and more efficiently. We start your journey timely & drop you safely.
Exploring Idaho's Abandoned Mines and Experiencing Totality During the Solar Eclipse
 
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While in Idaho exploring some abandoned mines, I found myself in the path of totality for the recent solar eclipse that swept across the United States. Enjoy this exploration and documentation of the small, abandoned Whitewater Mine as well as my footage of the stunning solar eclipse. See what I experienced as the moon's shadow swept over me and my campsite in a remote canyon far from any crowd.
Driving Downtown - Birmingham Alabama USA
 
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Driving Downtown - Birmingham Alabama USA - Season 1 Episode 7. Starting Point: 20th St https://goo.gl/maps/A9rz55ggvuD2 Highlights include 20th St - 6th Ave - 17th St - 1st Ave - 23rd St - 2nd Ave - 3rd Ave - 4th Ave - 5th Ave - 6th Ave - 19th St - 18th St - Rev Abraham Woods Jr Blvd - 22nd St. Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama. The city is the county seat of Jefferson County. The city's population was 212,237 according to the 2010 United States Census.[3] The Birmingham-Hoover Metropolitan Statistical Area had a population of about 1,128,047 according to the 2010 Census, which is approximately one quarter of Alabama's population. Birmingham was founded in 1871, during the post-Civil War Reconstruction period, through the merger of three pre-existing farm towns, notably, former Elyton. It grew from there, annexing many more of its smaller neighbors, into an industrial and railroad transportation center with a focus on mining, the iron and steel industry, and railroading. Birmingham was named for Birmingham, England, UK; one of that nation's major industrial cities. Most of the original settlers who founded Birmingham were of English ancestry.[4] In one writer's view, the city was planned as a place where cheap, non-unionized, and African-American labor from rural Alabama could be employed in the city's steel mills and blast furnaces, giving it a competitive advantage over industrial cities in the Midwest and Northeast.[5] From its founding through the end of the 1960s, Birmingham was a primary industrial center of the South. The pace of Birmingham's growth during the period from 1881 through 1920 earned its nicknames The Magic City and The Pittsburgh of the South. Much like Pittsburgh, Birmingham's major industries were iron and steel production, plus a major component of the railroading industry, where rails and railroad cars were both manufactured in Birmingham. In the field of railroading, the two primary hubs of railroading in the Deep South were nearby Atlanta and Birmingham, beginning in the 1860s and continuing through to the present day. The economy diversified during the later half of the twentieth century. Though the manufacturing industry maintains a strong presence in Birmingham, other businesses and industries such as banking, telecommunications, transportation, electrical power transmission, medical care, college education, and insurance have risen in stature. Mining in the Birmingham area is no longer a major industry with the exception of coal mining. Birmingham ranks as one of the most important business centers in the Southeastern United States and is also one of the largest banking centers in the United States. In addition, the Birmingham area serves as headquarters to one Fortune 500 company: Regions Financial, along with five other Fortune 1000 companies. In higher education, Birmingham has been the location of the University of Alabama School of Medicine (formerly the Medical College of Alabama) and the University of Alabama School of Dentistry since 1947. Since that time it has also obtained a campus of the University of Alabama, University of Alabama at Birmingham (founded circa 1969), one of three main campuses of the University of Alabama System. It is also home to three private institutions: Samford University, Birmingham-Southern College, and Miles College. Between these colleges and universities, the Birmingham area has major colleges of medicine, dentistry, optometry, pharmacy, law, engineering, and nursing. The city has three of the state's five law schools: Cumberland School of Law, Birmingham School of Law, and Miles Law School. Birmingham is also the headquarters of the Southeastern Conference, one of the major U.S. collegiate athletic conferences. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birmingham,_Alabama http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g30375-Activities-Birmingham_Alabama.html http://birminghamal.org/
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Is Wales Is A Country?
 
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Wales simple english wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Is england a country or state? Lonely planet. Are these 4 ___ printable map of wales and info links to facts, famous natives, locator wales, united kingdom the 10 smallest countries in world 23 jun 2017 although was shaken by decline its industrial mainstay, coal mining, end 20th century country had developed a made might seem paradox, yet that make up uk, especially england, scotland, do not 12 oct 2016 people living have worst quality life according european study measuring factors shape britons' lives Wales simple english wikipedia, free encyclopedia. It is to the west of england, and east like scotland northern ireland, wales has its own 'devolved parliament' that sets some matters policy specific. Picture britainpicture this is why wales a country and not principality online. Are england, scotland and wales countries? . England has no such equivalent. Wales is a country on the island of great britain, and one four countries that make up united kingdom. Before that time wales had been a loose collection of independent kingdoms and lordships information on geography, history, politics, government, economy, population statistics, culture, religion, languages, largest cities 16 apr 2004 i am very puzzled about this the uk is country comprising four ____ namely scotland, wales, england northern ireland. Although we are joined with england by land, and part of great britain, wales is a country in its own right. Wales map geography of wales worldatlas history, geography, facts, & points interest is a sovereign country or part england? ranked the worst in uk for quality life. Geography,government,history,wales infoplease. Wales is a part of un but as sovereign state with uk official representative 17 feb 2015 theguardian; not principality. Is wales a country? Youtube. Is wales a country? it member of the un? Quora. International body grants wales country status after principality error if 'the united kingdom of great britain and northern ireland' is the a country? Page 1 lounge pistonheadswhere Where located in world this can be confusing given that iso also codes england, scotland, as subdivision countries uk but ireland url? Q youtube watch%3fv%3dnnc9lo mmcq&sa u&ved 0ahukewij37bm onvahxepi8khd61ag44chc3aggbmae&usg afqjcnhj3z 19df6erdtob8jpgio0zesmw" target "_blank"is Youtube. Bbc blogs wales isn't a 'principality' sorry!. Unlike scotland, though, wales shares a legal system with england. Although we are joined with england by land, and part of great britain, wales is a country 10 feb 2017 was officially recognised as in december 2011 the influential international organisation for standardisation (iso) but it 31 jul surely then, wales' status its own right has never been doubt modern timesuntil now, an worldwide wales, scotland, northern ireland often called home nations. All of them can be described as countries, or nations, the uk in its i'm having a long running 'discussion' with welsh nati
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[31] Expanding The Mining Town | Cities: Skylines 2017
 
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Stories from the Graveyard: Coal miners
 
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“Dying for coal” The west end of Newcastle has a long history of coalmining, and many pitmen are among those buried at St James’. This film shows the different hazards facing those who worked down the west end’s coal mines, which claimed many lives over the years. Stories from the Graveyard: telling the story of Benwell and Scotswood. This is one of a series of short films, illustrated with archive photographs, about people buried in St James’ graveyard in the west end of Newcastle upon Tyne. When the graveyard was opened in 1833, Benwell and Scotswood were home to many of the richest and most powerful families on Tyneside. But this was also an important coal mining area and, as time went on, the location of some of the region’s major industries. Among the more than 12,000 people buried in this graveyard were pitmen, soldiers, farmers, engineers, shopkeepers and many others, including thousands of young children. These films tell the stories of some of those buried at St James’. They were created by St James’ Heritage and Environment Group as part of a project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Sheffield from the air,Waypoint mission, Litchi, Phantom 4.
 
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Sheffield is a city and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England. Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, its name derives from the River Sheaf, which runs through the city. With some of its southern suburbs annexed from Derbyshire, the city has grown from its largely industrial roots to encompass a wider economic base. The population of the City of Sheffield is 577,800 and it is one of the eight largest regional English cities that make up the Core Cities Group. Sheffield is the third-largest English district by population. The metropolitan population of Sheffield is 1,569,000. The city is in the eastern foothills of the Pennines, and the valleys of the River Don and its four tributaries, the Loxley, the Porter Brook, the Rivelin and the Sheaf. Sixty-one per cent of Sheffield's entire area is green space, and a third of the city lies within the Peak District national park. There are more than 250 parks, woodlands and gardens in the city, which is estimated to contain around 4.5 million trees. In the 19th century, Sheffield gained an international reputation for steel production. Known as the Steel City, many innovations were developed locally, including crucible and stainless steel, fuelling an almost tenfold increase in the population in the Industrial Revolution. Sheffield received its municipal charter in 1843, becoming the City of Sheffield in 1893. International competition in iron and steel caused a decline in these industries in the 1970s and 1980s, coinciding with the collapse of coal mining in the area. The 21st century has seen extensive redevelopment in Sheffield, along with other British cities. Sheffield's gross value added (GVA) has increased by 60% since 1997, standing at £9.2 billion in 2007. The economy has experienced steady growth averaging around 5% annually, greater than that of the broader region of Yorkshire and the Humber. The city has a long sporting heritage and is home to the world's oldest football club, Sheffield F.C. Games between the two professional clubs, Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday, are known as the Steel City derby. The city is also home to the World Snooker Championship.
Bizarre Discoveries in Mines
 
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Here are 11 of the most unusual findings deep in the earth like ancient and time primate fossils or trapped toads alive in rocks!! Subscribe to Talltanic http://goo.gl/wgfvrr # 7 Toads found in Rock One strange phenomena that still doesn’t have an explanation are toads that find themselves entombed deep into stone and continue to live. For years quarriers and miners have discovered to their surprise, live toads inside of the rocks they crack open. In some cases the toads are found 5, 10, and even 20 feet deep inside of rock. In all cases, they have no visible way in or out and yet in all cases they are all still alive. This bizarre phenomena is often called “toad in the hole”. No one knows how these toads find themselves in the rock, or how they survive without any water, food, or air. # 6 Ghost Miners in Mponeng The world’s deepest gold mine called the Mponeng Mine located in South Africa runs so far into the ground with so many winding tunnels that it’s almost like a dark underground city. The expansive, dark, and hot mine is almost impossible to completely keep watch over so every once in awhile an illegal squatter will be discovered. Mponeng squatters are called “ghost miners” and will find empty caverns to make their home in, illegally mine gold to sell above ground, and will even meet with prostitutes in the mines. # 5 The Bold Travelers of Mponeng - Desulforudis audaxviator In the world’s deepest gold mine, a new species of bacterium was discovered called Desulforudis audaxviator. Audaxviator translates to “bold traveller” which refers to the fact that the bacteria was found 2 miles below the surface of the Earth and is the only organism in its ecosystem. The strange bacteria has evolved to live without sunshine or oxygen. Instead, it lives off of hydrogen and sulfide as food, which come from the breakdown of radioactive elements. Basically, it’s a nuclear waste eating bacteria. It’s the only one of its kind and have amazed scientists with its complete solitude underground. # 4 Giant Roach Fossil Found in Ohio Coal Mine Geologists were combing through an old coal mine in an area known for its plant fossils when they discovered an extremely rare fossil. It was a giant roach fossil - about 4 inches long and twice as big as most modern American roaches. The fossil is rare because it’s completely in tact, while most insect fossils are only partial imprints. Fossils in the cave also preserved some of the smallest cockroach fossils ever found and their color patterns. Inside the coal mine, even more rare insect fossils were found including a rare ancient arachnid and a 60 inch long and 12 inch wide centipede. The chemistry of this coal mine in Ohio somehow preserved these insects with extreme detail that is not seen anywhere else. # 3 Dead Body found in Ghost Town Mine Hobby adventurers had the scare of their life when they were exploring an abandoned ghost town called Whroo in Victoria, Australia. The two were in the ghost town’s abandoned mine when they found a dead body covered in plastic and shoved into a deeper hole inside. The victim was a 50 year old man in a Neil Young shirt and the perpetrators were later found to be a 26 year old man and 30 year old woman. The details on this case are scarce, but it has all the makings of a really good CSI episode. # 2 Four Square Miles of Carboniferous Forest Discovered The fossils of almost an entire forest from the Carboniferous period was uncovered in the ceiling of two adjacent coal mines in Illinois. This discovery is the largest single-period fossil discovery in recorded history. Archaeologists delved into the 250 feet deep mine to explore and record the fossils. There were upwards of 200 specimens of detailed shrubs, trees, flowers, and even insects. # 1 Tiny, Strange Primate Fossil In the Krabi coal mine of Thailand, archaeologists uncovered a new species of a teacup sized primate. They found mandibles that belong to the pea-sized primates called Krabia minuta. Krabia minuta were native to Asia and are the ancestors to all monkeys, apes, and humans. They were impressively able to make it to Africa despite being separated from a body of water at the time that was bigger than the Mediterrenean sea. This bizarre find is very important for archaeologists, because it indicates a period of extreme evolution of primates in the area and will continue to yield more discoveries in years to come.
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