Nord-Pas de Calais Mining Basin

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Nord-Pas-de-Calais Mining Basin is an area of France that has been added to the 2012 UNESCO World Heritage Sites list. This area has been shaped after three centuries of Coal extraction from 18th Century to 20th Century and illustrate a significant period in the history of Europe industrialisation.[1]

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Coordinates: 50°27′45″N 3°32′46″E / 50.46250°N 3.54611°E / 50.46250; 3.54611