Geologists travel deep underground!

Yr 14 Geology trip to Carrickfergus Salt Mines

At the beginning of December 2013 the yr 14 Geology class experienced a tour of the Salt Mines at Carrickfergus which are owned by the Irish Salt Mining Enterprise Co Ltd.  As there was a limit of 7 visitors per tour, the class visited on two separate days, the first with Ms Sloane and the second with Mr Lynn. The trip was organised for A2 students to learn about different mining techniques, the economic, environmental and social impact of mining.

 

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