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By Steven M. Podwysocki and Vivian S. Lovern
2000
U.S.G.S.OPEN-FILE REPORT 00-047
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Index / Coal / Geospatial Information

Recent history has demonstrated a regrettable, sometimes fatal relationship between mining related disasters and continued use of poor quality paper-based mapping information. Movement from paper to digital geospatial data describing past, present, and proposed coal mining operations will provide significant benefits to government agencies, business interests, and the public when planning land use activities in the northern and southern West Virginia coal fields. Benefits include improved regulation of active coal mining operations, more successful reclamation of abandoned mine lands, better p... More →
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