Banishment 1952 – 1991

The Limestone Quarry.
The site register database for Robben Island records 20 quarries. However, most of these are now concealed by vegetation and some have been filled in. Only the history of the 3 largest are known, i.e. the Jan van Riebeeck, Bluestone and Limestone Quarries.
Quarry on Robben Island where prisoners are hauling huge stones from the bottom using a steel rope.

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South Africans
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