abandoned mine


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abandoned mine

[ə′ban·dənd ′mīn]
(mining engineering)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Beyond rose the wall of the valley, every crease and wrinkle of which Dede and Daylight knew, and at one place, where the sun struck squarely, the white dump of the abandoned mine burned like a jewel.
A huge driving-wheel and a shaft half-filled with rubbish showed the position of an abandoned mine. Beside it were the crumbling remains of the cottages of the miners, driven away no doubt by the foul reek of the surrounding swamp.
The search will focus on a firing range, a reservoir and a man-made lake near an abandoned mine 20 miles west of Nicosia.
Mayor Victor Palangdan told a briefing on Wednesday, the fifth day of rescue efforts here, that the families' only recourse was to stay in tents at abandoned mine sites.
Other grants were awarded to Eastern Pennsylvania Coalition for Abandoned Mine Reclamation and Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
According to the unconfirmed reports, a body of another person was pulled out from the abandoned mine.
The Yongan abandoned mine is a gassy coal mine in China that has been completely closed since November 2011.
Ontario's updated Mineral Development Strategy offered a few "glimmers of hope" by addressing abandoned mine rehabilitation, but is short on details, contends Mining Watch Canada.
The Abandoned Mine Lands Program is part of the Alaska Department of Natural Resources Division of Mining, Land & Water.
John Kretzmann, manager of the department's Abandoned Mine Land Program, has worked to identify and remediate abandoned mines in the state for decades.