photos Ko Khao Phing Kan is an island in Thailand, In Phang Nga Bay northeast of Phuket. Since when it was featured in the James Bond movie The Man with the Golden Gun, Khao Phing Kan has been popularly called James Bond Island
world's first open pit copper mine and world's largest man-made excavation. At the top, it is 2 miles across. This mine has yielded 14 million tons of copper, 18 million ounces of gold, & 157 million ounces of silver.
A photo by Michael Lynch of the Kennecott Copper’s Bingham Canyon Mine from a commercial aircraft in December with snow cover. The mine is the world’s largest man-made excavation. Located 28 miles southwest of Salt Lake City, the mine is 2 ¾-miles.