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where the largest opencast mine in the world can be found?

In Rio Tinto in the south of Spain. The copper ore is mined in the Corta Atalaya pit, that measures 1200 m by 900 m in size and is 350…
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Carl Zeiss (1816–1888)

Carl Zeiss, by origin a maker of lenses, was one of the leaders of the photographic industry in Europe in the mid-nineteenth century, and in…
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Composite video of ERIH's dance event 'WORK IT OUT' 2021

News

| Following the Corona hiatus: ExtraSchicht returns to the Ruhr

After two years of suspension due to Corona, ExtraSchicht is back in the Ruhr region.…  more

| Call for Papers: Rethinking Storytelling at the 18th ERIH Conference 2022

Climate change, digitalisation, pandemics, gender equality, inclusion and new values…  more

| Screen Reader feature: ERIH website with improved accessibility

Anyone who has visited the ERIH website recently may have noticed the buttons…  more

| New Anchor Point Fortuna Mine: Inauguration attended by Minister of European Affairs

The Fortuna Visitor Mine in Solms is the first ERIH Anchor Point in Hesse, Germany.…  more

| New online channel: ERIH goes YouTube

ERIH has actually been on YouTube since 2018 - with videos on the pan-European dance…  more

This website was last updated on 24th June 2022.