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Predicting events in the development of a coal surface mine in the West

Lynn M. Ferrante

Predicting events in the development of a coal surface mine in the West

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station in [Berkeley, Calif.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coal mines and mining -- West (U.S.),
  • Strip mining -- West (U.S.)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLynn M. Ferrante, Edward C. Thor.
    SeriesGeneral technical report PSW -- 41.
    ContributionsThor, Edward C., Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Berkeley, Calif.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination11 p ;
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17613969M
    OCLC/WorldCa7141980

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