The extent of the mine and cameras capture the imagination. Opened in 1929, Novomoskovskoye gypsum deposit is considered the largest in Europe, and according to some estimates, and in the world. On the question of whether to match the volume of mining, with the volume of the Moscow metro, company employees smile: the magnitude of these underground facilities are simply incomparable.
The journey begins with a nondescript entrance to the mine with the cage.
Before the descent we were given a protective suit, helmet and boots. As it turned out, not in vain)
Also, each individual received light and the so-called "self-rescuer" -kislorodnoe device you want to use in an emergency.
Descent to 130 meters below ground. Extracted breed - gypsum - a 11-timetrovy layer at this depth.