Coal Measures

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Coal Measures

[′kōl ‚mezh·ərz]
(geology)
The sequence of rocks typically containing coal of the Upper Carboniferous.
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Coal measure rocks are groups of sandstones and shales that usually contain coal seams.
He developed an interest in fossil fish found in local coal measures.
The lasting significance of Dawson's paleobotanical work is emphasized by many recent papers concerning the Pennsylvanian coal measures of Atlantic Canada, which have either directly built on research topics that Dawson initiated, or have confirmed hypotheses that Dawson framed.
Tenders are invited for Operation of departmental surface miner to produce coal / coal measure strata at ananta ocp, jagannath area for a period of one year.
Contract awarded for Extraction of Coal/ Coal measure strata by deploying Surface Miner on hiring basis and mechanical transfer of the same into tippers by Pay Loaders at Hingula OCP, Hingula Area of MCL for a total quantity of 110,42,424 Cum
Tenders are invited for Extraction Of Coal/ Coal Measure Strata By Deploying Surface Miner On Hiring Basis And Mechanical Transfer Of The Same Into Tippers By Pay Loaders At Hingula Ocp, Hingula Area Of Mcl For A Total Quantity Of 110,42,424 Cum
Contract Awarded for Hiring of Pay Loader for mechanical transfer of coal and coal measure strata into Tippers at Departmental Surface Miner Face and transportation of the same to Sidings and Reject Dumpyard at Samaleswari OCP, IB Valley Area.
By analysing the geochemistry of groundwater from 30 boreholes throughout the Condamine Alluvium, the researchers were able to determine if there was a geochemical fingerprint that indicated there was movement between the Walloon Coal Measures (a stratified geological formation that contains coal and coal seam gas), and the Condamine Alluvium groundwater system.
5-metre strata diagram illustrating the location of coal measures on the Northumberland coast.
Also within the wood, but also hard to find, is (Royal) Doulton's Claypit mined for its clay to make fine china for 70 years until the 1930s - and where cliffs show a section through the rocks of the middle and lower coal measures which were abandoned in the 1940s.
If oil had been discovered underneath the coal measures of the Rhondda, you're probably talking about a million or more city-dwellers by now.
Designed to intersect the Permian age Baralaba Coal Measures, the well was planned to be drilled and cased to approximately 1,200 metres and then cored to the final depth.