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2008-09-29 18:00:31

A CENTRE celebrating the North East's mining history has officially opened. Thirteen years after the closure of Durham Coalfield's last working mine, Wearmouth Colliery, the North East England Mining Archive and Research Centre (Neemarc) was launched on the same site.

2008-09-29 06:00:26

AN archive celebrating the region?s rich seam of mining history has opened. The North-East England Mining Archive and Research Centre was launched on Saturday on the site of the Durham Coalfield?s last colliery, which closed 13 years ago.


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ethnarch
  • The governor of a province or people.
The word 'ethnarch' comes from a Greek word meaning 'ruler of a tribe or nation'.
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