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Coal reserves in Kansas by George Elmer Abernathy

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Published in Lawrence, Kan .
Written in English


  • Coal -- Kansas.

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Statementby G. E. Abernathy, J. M. Jewett, and W. H. Schoewe.
SeriesUniversity of Kansas publications, Kansas. State Geological Survey. Bulletin -- 70, pt. 1, Reports of studies (Kansas Geological Survey) -- 1947, pt. 1., Bulletin (Kansas Geological Survey) -- 70, pt. 1.
ContributionsJewett, John Mark, 1896-, Schoewe, Walter Henry, 1891-
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p.
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22377007M
LC Control Number48000129

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The proved coal reserves in Kansas are calculated to be about ,, tons and are sufficient to last years if mined at the average rate of production for the 5-year period The proved coal reserves in Kansas incl, tons which can be produced by strip-mining methods under present conditions. OCLC Number: Description: iv, 40 pages: illustrations ; 28 cm. Series Title: Mineral resources series, Other Titles: Strippable coal reserves in Kansas. Entry: Coal mining in southeast Kansas Author: Kansas Historical Society Author information: The Kansas Historical Society is a state agency charged with actively safeguarding and sharing the state's history. Date Created: October Date Modified: April The author of this article is solely responsible for its content. The standard and methods adopted by the State Geological Survey of Kansas in estimating the bituminous coal reserves of the eastern part of the State (Abernathy, Jewett, and Schoewe, , pp. ; Schoewe, , pp. ) are not entirely satisfactory or applicable to the study of the lignite reserves of central Kansas.

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