Salt Mine Berchtesgaden, Berchtesgaden, Germany

The Salt Mine Berchtesgaden has been in uninterrupted operation since 1517. Salt deposits are proven to be up to 300 m below the valley floor in the area of the Salt Mine.

Salt Mine Berchtesgaden, Berchtesgaden, Germany

The Salt Mine Berchtesgaden has been in uninterrupted operation since 1517. Salt deposits are proven to be up to 300 m below the valley floor in the area of the Salt Mine. Salt does not occur in a pure form, but rather, is encased in the “Haselgebirge”. This composite rock contains an average of 50% salt. It is released from the mountain with the aid of freshwater using a “wet mining” method.

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Berchtesgaden 83471 BY DE
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