Hashino iron mining and smelting site

Local name橋野高炉跡
LocationKamaishi, Iwate, Japan

Hashino iron mining and smelting site is the ruins of an iron smelting and primitive blast furnace built by the Tokugawa shogunate during the final years of the Edo period in Kamaishi, Iwate in the Tohoku region of northern Japan. It has been recognized as the oldest western-style blast furnace in Japan, and is part of the UNESCO World Heritage List as one of the Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution: Iron and Steel, Shipbuilding and Coal Mining.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hashino_iron_mining_and_smelting_site

Address Japan

Coordinates 39°20'36.904" N 141°40'57.721" E

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