Mining began at Parys Mountain over 4000 years ago. Later, the Romans mined here too, but Anglesey's remarkable copper boom started in 1768, and, for over 40 years, Parys Mountain was the biggest copper mine in the world.
Taken - 26/09/2014
Location: Parys Mountain, 2 miles south west from Amlwch. Anglesey, North Wales
Photographer: Stephen Dutch