PARNU & RUMMU

The Rummu quarry is a submerged limestone quarry located in Rummu, Vasalemma Parish, Estonia. Much of the natural area of the quarry under a lake formed by groundwater and is situated next to a spoil tip. The quarry is close to two former prisons, the nearest being the former Rummu prison. The quarry was formed in the late 1930s for open mining of limestone and Vasalemma marble. The latter is a specific kind of limestone with its structure and texture resembling that of marble. The excavation was performed as hard labor by Murru and Rummu prisoners. The inmates excavated and […]

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