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Kennecott Copper Mine

Kennecott Copper Mine, the world’s largest man-made excavation and first open-pit, is located 28 miles southwest of Salt Lake City. 2 ½-miles across, and ¾-mile deep, the mine is so big, it can be seen from space shuttles in outer space.
Zoom out to see the whole mine!

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Published on March 5, 2009

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