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(plot situated in the) antigua balsa de la mina

English translation: the mine's old (tailings) dam

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20:58 Feb 13, 2008
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mining & Minerals / Gems
Spanish term or phrase: (plot situated in the) antigua balsa de la mina
This must have a more specific name than pool/pond,etc.
JEAN HUTCHINGS
Local time: 06:24
English translation:the mine's old (tailings) dam
Explanation:
If you search on Bolinden and Aznalcóllar, you'll get hits in both languages about this disaster from a number of sources.

The Aznalcóllar tailings dam was constructed over an. old alluvial terrace of the Agrio River ...... entorno de la balsa de residuos mineros de Aznalcóllar. ...
www.ingentaconnect.com/content/geol/qjeg/2004/00000037/0000...

5 Conclusions The failure of the Aznalcóllar tailings dam was a ... Moya J (2000) Reconocimiento geológico de la rotura de la balsa minera de Aznalcóllar. ...
books.google.com/books?isbn=354021075X

April 1998 when a 50m section of the tailings dam wall. collapsed releasing approximately 6.5 million m ...... en la balsa de Boliden. El País. Sociedad ...
www.mineralresourcesforum.org/docs/pdfs/mernlf.pdf
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Patricia Rosas
United States
Local time: 21:24
Grading comment
Many thanks!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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3 +2the mine's old (tailings) dam
Patricia Rosas


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the mine's old (tailings) dam


Explanation:
If you search on Bolinden and Aznalcóllar, you'll get hits in both languages about this disaster from a number of sources.

The Aznalcóllar tailings dam was constructed over an. old alluvial terrace of the Agrio River ...... entorno de la balsa de residuos mineros de Aznalcóllar. ...
www.ingentaconnect.com/content/geol/qjeg/2004/00000037/0000...

5 Conclusions The failure of the Aznalcóllar tailings dam was a ... Moya J (2000) Reconocimiento geológico de la rotura de la balsa minera de Aznalcóllar. ...
books.google.com/books?isbn=354021075X

April 1998 when a 50m section of the tailings dam wall. collapsed releasing approximately 6.5 million m ...... en la balsa de Boliden. El País. Sociedad ...
www.mineralresourcesforum.org/docs/pdfs/mernlf.pdf

Patricia Rosas
United States
Local time: 21:24
Works in field
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 50
Grading comment
Many thanks!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Taña Dalglish: I think you are right my friend. Found these too: Hidrologia subterránea: II Congreso Argentino de Hidrogeología; IV seminario ... - Página 11 & http://www.mazarron.es/descargas/guia_puerto.pdf (Balsa del Alamillo / Alamillo Reservoir). Un abrazo.
56 mins
  -> Hello, Taña! Many thanks ...

agree  slothm: Impecable.
1 hr
  ->  ¡¡Gracias!!
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