Coal Mining Entrance
Wielicka Salt Mine
Opened in 13th century - it stopped commercial production in 2007. It is mainly a tourist attraction today.
From Krakow and a salt mine
Halite deformation of layers
The result of curved cuttings in horizontal layers / deposits
What you are seeing is a ball shaped carving out of horizontal layers giving hte impression os concentric rings
Figurine carved into salt wall
Thick layers of salt
Layering in Salt deposits
The darker layers ar ethought to be either windblown deposits occuring between times of flooding or possibly an influx of sediment as the basin filled.
Conveyor for halite transporation
Altar and Carvings in Real Monte Salt Mine Sicily
Carving In Salt Mine