The Khewra Salt Mine

Salt_RangeThe Khewra Salt Mine or also called Mayo Salt Mine is spotted in Khewra, north of Pind Dadan Khan, a regulatory subdivision of Jhelum District, Punjab, Pakistan. entring_into_mines
It is Pakistan's biggest,most oldest salt mine and world's second largest.Khewra salt mines are 154 kms far from Rawalpindi. The track is Mandra-Dudyal-Chakwal-Bhaun-Choa Saidan Shah-Khewra. a extended track  is through Kallar Kahar-Katas.It is a major vacation spot, attracting up to 250,000 guests a year. Its history goes to its disclosure by Alexander's troops in 320 BC, however it began exchanging the Mughal time.
The fundamental tunnel at ground level was created by Dr. H.Warth, a mining architect, in 1872,throughout British standard. After the division Pakistan Mineral Development Corporation assumed control over the mine, which remains the biggest source of salt in the country, producing more than 350,000 tons for every annum about 99% pure halite Estimates of the stores of salt in the mine around 82 million tons to 600 million tons.
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Artificial Minar e Pakistan 
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Crafts At Shop for Selling
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Beautiful Craft
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A Mosque Inside Mine
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Masjid in Khewra Salt Mine
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Salt Lamp
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Salt  Lamp
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Sleeping In Salt Mines

MAP of Khewra Salt Mine

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Map of Khewra Salt Mines – click on map image to see detailed map

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