Khewra Salt Mines , Pakistan

Khewra Salt Mines , Pakistan, about 160 kilometers from Islamabad. The second largest salt mine in the world. Situated at the foothills of the Salt Range, Khewra Salt Mines. An underground area of about 110 sq. km. Khewra salt mine has estimated total of 220 million tones of rock salt deposits. The current production from the mine is 325,000 tons salt per annum.

Entrance to Khewra Salt Mine

Railway Line Inside the Mines

This is inside view of the Salt Mine.

Salt Mosque inside the Mines

Salt occurs in the form of an irregular dome like structure. There are seven thick salt seams with a cumulative thickness of about 150 meters.

A labourer covered in salt powder, while cutting rock salt for decoration pieces in Khewra, Pakistan


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