Terril d'Estevelles

Avenue de la fosse 24 - 62880 ESTEVELLES


Configured to be accessible to the public, this heap is a real landmark in the landscape of agricultural plain that surrounds it. Sensitive Natural Area classified by the department of Pas-de-Calais, it has a significant ecological interest.

Top of 70m, this former truncated conical heap comes from the activity of the pit 24/25 of the Mining Company Courrieres. The pioneer vegetation that is developed and the wetland that was created to promote his feet the presence of many migratory birds and raptors.

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