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Published by s.n. in [Halifax N.S.? .
Written in English


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Statementby Edwin Gilpin
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 33756, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 33756
ContributionsNova Scotian Institute of Science
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microfiche (6 fr.).
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24344558M
ISBN 100665337566

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Author: Gilpin, Edwin, ; Format: Book, Microform, Online; p. The grouping of the Pictou coal seams [microform] / by Edwin Gilpin | National Library of . The explorations on the east side of the river have opened a new district underlaid by three groups of seams, the Upper and Lower. In the latter are comprised the Albion and associated seams, while the former contains the Marsh and McBean Groups. hi il im GILPIN — ON THE GROUPING OF THK PICTOU COAL SEAMS. Document Record Creator Gilpin, Edwin, or Nova Scotian Institute of Science. Title The grouping of the Pictou coal seams CIHM/ICMH microfiche series ; no. Read Ma : Gilpin, Edwin, : Nova Scotian Institute of Natural Science.

Read Ma Gilpin, E. (). The grouping of the Pictou coal seams. Proceedings and Transactions of the Nova Scotian Institute of Natural Science, 3(3), The Foord coal seam (from which the main street of Stellarton derives its name) runs through most of the town and is part of the greater Stellarton Basin/Pictou Coalfield. As part of an area recognized by geologists for its unique oil shales and thick coal seams, the Foord seam is said to be the thickest in the world with estimate of coal seams. The Pictou coalfield, located about kilometres (km) from the Northumberland Strait, encompasses roughly an area of 18 by 6 km, and comprises 15 major coal seams ranging from 1 to 14 metres (m) thick, in the three areas of Westville, Stellarton, and Thorburn-Greenwood. Although small, the field is rich with quality bituminous coal and has. In , the Acadia Coal Company was purchased by the Nova Scotia Steel & Coal Company and thus came into the merger of the British Empire Steel Corporation in A brief description of the mines of the Acadia Coal Company follows: Attached plans: (6) General Section of Seams in Pictou Coal Field.

Additional Physical Format: Print version: Gilpin, Edwin, or Grouping of the Pictou coal seams. [Halifax N.S.?]: [publisher not identified], [?]. In the most significant operator in this coalfield, the Cumberland Railway and Coal company, was taken over by the Dominion Coal Company which also controlled mines in Cape Breton County and later Pictou County. Dominion Coal and its successors dominated the coal industry in Nova Scotia until Westray Mine conducted its operations in the Pictou coalfield of Nova Scotia. Although coal mining had taken place in the gassy seams of Pictou for over years, Westray was the only underground coal mine to operate in the region since the nearby Allan Mine closed in the s. Pictou County Books, Documents, and Pamphlets; Add or remove collections Home Pictou Books, Documents, and Pamphlets Cover. Reference URL Share. Add tags Comment Rate. Save to favorites. To link to the entire object, paste this link in email, IM or document. To embed the entire object, paste this HTML in website.