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Map of coal-mining features, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

Miscellaneous Field Studies Map 685-C

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Abstract

This map is one result of a series of studies sponsored by the Appalachian Regional Commission as part of a larger U.S. Geological Survey program of environmental analysis of a part of southwestern Pennsylvania. The map summarizes surface features resulting from coal mining. The distribution of surface features is largely from 1973, 1:12,000 scale aerial photographs verified by field reconnaissance in 1973 and 1974. Supplementary interpretations relative to surface subsidence were done using 1939 aerial photographs.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Map of coal-mining features, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Series title:
Miscellaneous Field Studies Map
Series number:
685
Chapter:
C
Year Published:
1976
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Description:
2 Sheets: 32.14 x 36.20 inches and 35.77 x 44.78 inches
Country:
United States
State:
Pennsylvania
County:
Allegheny County
Scale:
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