Clear away obstacles and open the adit to profitable working?
Not likely; but we can get down to the water and go along the adit.
He knew a little about mining, since he had on one or two occasions earned a few dollars assisting in the driving of an adit.
A few minutes sufficed to bring them to the beach at the mouth of the adit.
It is a well-established fact that it is much cheaper to drive an adit than to sink a shaft of equal transporting capacity.
Note; an adit is a horizontal shaft driven in from the cliff.
“Why there must be an adit,” cried Hardock, in a tone full of wonder.
He doesn't know the difference between an adit and an air-drill.
But since we are here, with half-an-hour to spare before sunset, what do you say to showing me the adit?
The adit of the mine was at the apex of the hill, which drooped off to the north.