Britannia Mines Concentrator

The Britannia Mines Concentrator is a National Historic Site of Canada. The large, inclined gravity mill was built on the northwest side of Mount Sheer to assist the transfer of copper ore through the chemical and mechanical processes of the plant.

Notable Places in the Area

The is a small outcrop of Pleistocene age volcanic rock at in , Canada, about 10 kilometres south of and 40 kilometres north of , and just north of . is situated 3 km north of Britannia Mines Concentrator.

Localities in the Area

Stretching along the eastern shore of Howe Sound, Lions Bay to Britannia Beach is a series of small communities and parks offering some gorgeous views, outdoor recreation and 30 km of some of the most spectacular driving in Canada. Photo: Shaundd, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, originally Britannia West, was a pulp mill and at one time a small company town, on the west side of upper near , . is situated 6 km northwest of Britannia Mines Concentrator.

is a town of about 20,000 people in the region of half-way between and . Photo: gotovan, CC BY 2.0.

Britannia Mines Concentrator

49.6228° or 49° 37' 22.2" north
-123.204° or 123° 12' 14.4" west
Open­Street­Map ID
way 641097922
Let's improve OpenStreetMap together.

Also Known As

Other Places Named Britannia Mines Concentrator

  • Historic building, British Columbia, Canada

In the Area



Other Places

Explore Your World

Popular Destinations in British Columbia

One's destination is never a place, but rather a new way of looking at things.  

Escape to a Random Place

AustraliaUnited States
Bosnia and HerzegovinaPortugal
About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors and available under the Open Database License. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page Britannia Mines Concentrator. See this page's contributions. Photo: Xiao23, CC BY-SA 3.0.