Subsidence induced by underground extraction is a class of human-induced (anthropogenic) land subsidence that principally is caused by the withdrawal of subsurface fluids (groundwater, oil, and gas) or by the underground mining of coal and other minerals.
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|Publication type||Book chapter|
|Publication Subtype||Book Chapter|
|Title||Subsidence Induced by Underground Extraction|
|Contributing office(s)||Southwest Regional Director's Office|
|Larger Work Type||Book|
|Larger Work Title||Encyclopedia of Natural Hazards|