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SUBSIDENCE PIT

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A pit or hollow representing ground subsidence caused by mine workings.

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Term Note
MINE An excavation made in the earth for the purpose of digging out metallic ores, coal, salt, precious stones and other minerals. Use specific term where known.
MINE WORKINGS An area of mining activity, where excavations have extracted ores, coal, salt or precious stones. Use specific MINE type where known eg LEAD MINE.

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