World's first oil well
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sTeamTraen
N 48° 57.191 E 007° 50.564
32U E 415276 N 5422896
The world's first drilled oil well!... ?
Waymark Code: WM2831
Location: Grand-Est, France
Date Posted: 09/20/2007
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Super_Nate
Views: 185

There are several claims to be the world's first oil well. This one, at Merkwiller-Pechelbronn in Alsace (Eastern France) is probably the oldest still visible. For more information about the possible interpretations of "first" in this context, see the URL associated with this Waymark.
FIRST - Classification Variable: Item or Event

Date of FIRST: 01/01/1813

More Information - Web URL: [Web Link]

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