Slag-heaps sentence example
In Hellenic times Soli had little political importance, though it stood a five months' siege from the Persians soon after 50o B.C.; its copper mines, however, were famous, and have left copious slag heaps and traces of small scattered settlements.
The slag heaps or pit mounds of closed mines have been put to many new uses.
We are still dealing with the slums, slag-heaps, derelict land and foul rivers of the first Industrial Revolution.
Physical evidence for ancient metallurgy existed in the form of large slag heaps but there was no contemporary mining.Advertisement