Back to top
|More from Britannica on "Turoszow Coal Basin"...|
|5763 Encyclopædia Britannica articles, from the full 32 volume encyclopedia|
|>||Turoszów Coal Basin|
coalfield in Jelenia Góra województwo (province), southwestern Poland, at the border of Poland with the Czech Republic and Germany. The Turoszów Coal Basin has an area of 52 square miles (135 square ...
|>||Kuznetsk Coal Basin|
one of the largest producing coalfields of Russia, in Kemerovo oblast (province), south-central Russia. It lies in the basin of the Tom River between the Kuznetsk Alatau and Salair mountain ranges. ...
solid, usually brown or black, carbon-rich material that most often occurs in stratified, sedimentary deposits. It is one of the most important of the primary fossil fuels.
most abundant form of coal that is intermediate between subbituminous coal and anthracite in rank (i.e., degree of coalification). In Europe some bituminous coal with higher heat value is labelled ...
large sedimentary basin in western Texas and southeastern New Mexico that is noted for its rich petroleum and natural-gas deposits. It originated as a marine basin bordered by extensive deltas during ...
|1118 Student Encyclopedia Britannica articles, specially written for elementary and high school students|
|>||One of the most important natural fuels, coal was formed from plant life buried in the Earth millions of years ago. Like petroleum and natural gas, it is a carbon-based fossil fuel. (See also Gas, ...
|>|| Coal tar, a black, sticky liquid thicker than water, is produced when coal is heated in the absence of air, a process called destructive distillation. Much coal tar is produced by the steel industry ...
|>|| state-supported institution founded in 1969. Its campus covers some 600 acres (240 hectares) in Odessa, Tex., 125 miles (200 kilometers) from Lubbock. The university operates on a semester calendar ...
|>|| In the mid-1980s the Soviet Union fell to third in the world in coal production (after the United States and China), its industry having fallen on hard times from the late 1970s. The country had the ...
|>||The Great Basin, situated between the Rocky Mountains and the Sierra Nevada, actually consists of many basinsmore than 100separated by high ridges that trend in a north-south direction. The crests ...
|129 web sites, chosen by Britannica editors for our Internet Guide|
Kentucky Geological Survey
Information on the geological formation, types, and economic uses of this primary fossil fuel with a focus on the coal deposits and mining in the state of Kentucky, U.S.
|>||Coal: An Introduction|
Detailed description of coal formation and classification. Provides information on coal ranking, macerels, microlithotypes, and mineral matter. Includes several photographs, charts, and a list of references.
|>||Atlas of Coal Macerals|
Collection of microscopic images of various types of coal macerals. Covers inertinite and liptinite groups.
|>||Coal Operations Australia|
New South Wales-based coal supplier. Features an overview of the organizational structure and operations.
|>||Coal Virtual Library|
Annotated directory of coal industry-related resources. Covers government agencies, professional organizations, research centers, companies, educational sites, newsgroups, discussion groups, and publications.
|11 video and media|
|>||Australia: Origins of Coal(2:29)|
Learn how creationists use coal as evidence of a catastrophic flood.
|>||Amazon Basin: Geography( 00:54)|
Home to world's longest river, the Amazon Basin covers a huge swath of South America.
|>||Brazil: Manaus( 00:36)|
Manaus is a frontier town in the Amazon basin with a booming population.
|>||Brazil: Life in an Amazon Shantytown(1:36)|
Shantytowns like this one are springing up in the Amazon basin, filled with people hoping to strike in rich by panning for gold.
|>||Labor Unions: Teddy Roosevelt and the Coalminer's Strike(2:04)|
Teddy Roosevelt's intervention in a 1902 coalminer's strike had a lasting impact on the American labor movement.
|100 magazine articles, from a collection of more than 300,000 articles provided by EBSCO|
See results >
Other Britannica sites ( Australia :: India :: Korea :: United Kingdom :: More )
|© 2005 Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc.|