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Kopeto Nickel mine in New Caledonia ; The mining massive Kopeto operated for fifteen years by the SLN (SLN). This is one of the highest in Caledonia mines. Mining of this massive destroyed forest moss. The ore is transported to the port of Cape Deverd, or it is then loaded onto barges for bulk carriers.

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Environment / Destruction of biodiversity / Destruction of the environment

Area / Strand / Seaside

Atmosphere / Meteorological phenomenon / Sky / Cloud

Oceania / Melanesia / New Caledonia

Economic activity / Mining industry / Career

Area / Marine area / Sea / Tropical sea

Earth's crust / Landform / Massif (mountain)

World sea and ocean / Pacific Ocean / South Pacific Ocean

Matter (substance) / Chemical element / Solid chemical element / Nickel Ni

Matter (substance) / Water (matter) / Water surface

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