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Trees for strip-mined landsAuthor(s): George Hart; William R. Byrnes
Source: Station Paper NE-136. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 36 p.
Publication Series: Science Perspectives (SP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionOpen-pit or strip mining has become an important method of mining bituminous coal in Pennsylvania. In 1958 some 19.5 million tons of soft coal - 29 percent of the total bituminous production in the State - were produced by this method.
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CitationHart, George; Byrnes, William R. 1960. Trees for strip-mined lands. Station Paper NE-136. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 36 p.
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