What is 'adit' πŸ§‘β€πŸ”§

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An access tunnel used for excavation of the main tunnel.

An adit is a nearly-horizontal passage or tunnel that provides access to and from underground workings in a tunnel.

An adit is an entrance to an underground mine by which the mine can be entered, drained of water, ventilated, and minerals extracted at the lowest convenient level.

Adits are also used to explore for mineral veins.

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What is adit in railway tunnel...

Adit. A tunnel driven from ground surface to provide access to or drainage from underground workings; a length of tunnel driven for an exploration – exploration adit.

What is an adit in a mine...

Part of a former silver mine, the adit was used for removing water from the mine. It still carries water from old galleries to the nearest river. A part of it is open for tourists, who go 20 metres (66 ft) down the steps in one shaft, have a ride in a boat, and go up the stairs in another shaft.

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