The World's Deepest Gold Mine

5/09/2009 04:24:00 PM ·


Mining is a major industry in South Africa. This is also where the world’s deepest and largest working mine is located. That famous gold mine is called Tau Tona. The name literally means “great lion” in the local language which began its operation in 1962. Its main shaft is 3.6 km deep and consists of 800 km of tunneling. Its depth is equivalent to ten (10) Empire State Building. Read More about the World's Deepest Gold Mine

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