Time-lapse satellite views of mining projects

Google has released new time-lapse satellite images of the world.

Here we take a look at mines both in Australia and overseas.

All images courtesy Google, the US Geological Survey and NASA. 

Kalgoorlie, Western Australia

Kalgoorlie is home to one of the largest open-cut pit mines in Australia. 

Wyoming, U.S.A

The Powder River basin in the U.S.A produces more than 40% of the country's coal.

Bowen Basin, Queensland

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