Watch 21 years of mining at the massive Collahuasi in 21 seconds
A 21-year time lapse of the Collahuasi copper mine in north Chile was posted by Sentinel Hub.
The image stitched together 21 years of satellite images.
Anglo American and Glencore both have a 44% share of the mine. The mine is the second largest in Chile. It has one of the largest copper deposits on the planet, with 10,380 million tons.
Continuous mining operations at Collahuasi copper mine in #Chile. 21 years compressed to 21 seconds. Timelapse created using #Landsat 4,5 and 8 true color images. Satellite data processed at @sentinel_hub pic.twitter.com/SR1naGa5ly— kosmi (@kosmi64833127) May 30, 2021