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Infographic: What is Mega? The Melancthon Quarry Numbers

July 29, 2011

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The proposed and controversial mega quarry in Melancthon Township, Ontario has been described using many numbers that are difficult to comprehend and put into context. This infographic is designed to help you visualize what the numbers and the term ‘mega’ actually means. The colors were based on the aerial photograph of the region found in the quarry application.

2 Comments leave one →
  1. July 30, 2011 1:55 pm

    Thank you for illustrating and this so eloquently! Super-sizing is rarely a good idea, and I dearly hope we can stop this behemoth.

  2. Jamie permalink
    November 21, 2012 11:52 am

    Today the mega quarry application was withdrawn! See the press release here:

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