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Mining in eastern & central Washington

L. K. Hodges

Mining in eastern & central Washington

by L. K. Hodges

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Published by Shorey Book Store in Seattle .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mines and mineral resources -- Washington (State)

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    StatementEd. by L. K. Hodges.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14713411M

    This fact sheet provides an overview of the environmental impacts of mining in Eastern Washington. These impacts include metal contamination of water supplies and biological hazards of mine waste contamination. The specific impacts on trout, lactating animals, and plants are described. Threats ranging from mining to dam construction to the ongoing effects of climate change threaten landscapes in the Eastern Washington Headwaters. In the iconic Methow Valley, industrial-scale mining looms. Drought, climate change and other factors threaten salmon habitat and clean water sources in the Yakima Basin.

    Washington Mining Towns Washington Mining History Description coming at a future date. Join Our List. Please add your email address and specify your topics of interest. Mining History Articles. Mine Maps & Premium Products. Subscribe Where’s The Gold? Search Western Mining History.   The facility is located in the Wenatchee Valley in central Washington state. Bitmain Eyeing North American Expansion, Artificial Intelligence. Stearns said that Bitmain currently operates four mining facilities in the United States (two in partnership with other firms), and another will open in the Eastern U.S. in January.

      Since the first edition of Roadside Geology of Washington appeared on the book shelves in , several generations of geologists have studied the wild assortment of rocks in the Evergreen State, from million-year-old sandstone exposed in sea cliffs at Cape Flattery to billion-year-old sandstone near s: The Coal Region is a historically important coal-mining area in Northeastern Pennsylvania in the central Ridge-and-valley Appalachian Mountains, comprising Lackawanna, Luzerne, Columbia, Carbon, Schuylkill, Northumberland, and the extreme northeast corner of Dauphin counties. Academics have made the distinction between North Anthracite Coal Field and South Anthracite Coal Field, the lower.


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Mining in eastern & central Washington by L. K. Hodges Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Mining of coal and metallic minerals in Washington began in the mid to late s. Coal production in Washington hit a high in with an estimated total production of 6, short tons, yet production ceased in Metals mining during the same general time period occurred on both sides of the Cascade divide, but was largely concentrated in the northeastern portion of.

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