Wieliczka Salt Mine, Poland
The salt mine at Wieliczka, near Kraków in southern Poland, is a World Heritage Site.
This mine has been worked continuously since Medieval times. Miners have carved elaborate
underground rooms and sculptures within the Miocene salt. Photo date 9/97; © by J.S. Aber.
Great cathedral, a large chamber carved entirely within salt, including floor,
walls, ceiling, and decorations. Chandeliers are made with salt crystals.