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Coal resource areas of Lower Kittanning coal zone

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This dataset is a polygon coverage of the resource areas of the Lower Kittanning coal zone. The polygons are subdivided into 2 categories: resource areas inside the outcrop, and areas either too thin, outside the outcrop, or beyond data collection limits. The coal zone must contain at least 14 inches of coal to be a resource. This spatial data set of the Lower Kittanning coal bed and known mined areas is one of many Geographic Information System (GIS) products of the National Coal Assessment that is being conducted by the U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with State geological surveys and other Federal and State agencies. The Lower Kittanning coal bed is an important economic coal in the northern part of the Appalachian Basin. [...]

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Last harvested on Mon Sep 19 12:03:43 MDT 2011 from: http://geo-nsdi.er.usgs.gov/sitemap.xml using the SiteMap

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