Quarry becomes nature reserve in Dutch Maastricht


This 27 October 2015 video was made in the ENCI quarry near Maastricht city in the Netherlands. Limestone quarrying there will stop in 2018.

People are already working on the transition of the area to a nature reserve. The video shows especially the building of a staircase from the quarry to the top of the Sint Pietersberg hill. The staircase will be open to the public in 2016.

In the Sint Pietersberg limestone, many fossils of mosasaurs and other extinct animals have been found.

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