Velká Amerika quarry

Local nameVelká Amerika
LocationMořina, Czechia

Velká Amerika is a partly flooded, abandoned limestone quarry near Mořina village, in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic.

It is 800 metres long, 200 metres wide and 80 to 100 metres deep with an 18-metre deep lake on the bottom.

Mining of the limestone was conducted in the first half of the 20th century. There are other quarries nearby, one of those is Malá Amerika about 1.3 km to the west. The quarries are connected with each other by long tunnels.

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More information and contact

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

Official Website https://www.lomy-amerika.cz/lom-velka-amerika/

Address 26717, Czech Republic

Coordinates 49°57'34.397" N 14°11'53.191" E

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