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Coal Geology, Land Use, and Human Health in the Peoples Republic of China: Coal Mine Locations
Entry ID: USGS_OFR01-318coal_mines

Abstract: The purpose of this dataset is to give geologists and other scientists a
spatial database of major coal mines and their production in China. This data
set will be utilized in energy research and cartographic projects.

This dataset is a collection of major coal mine locations and production data
for The Peoples Republic of China. Included in this dataset are the ... View entire text
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Description: Access to documentation and data for OFR 01-318

Description: The Eastern Energy Resources Team is, one of three Energy Teams, implementing
the Energy Resources Program at the U.S. Geological Survey in Reston, Virginia.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 49.36   S: 21.69   E: 131.24   W: 87.63

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Alex W. Karlsen, Adam C. Schultz, Peter D. Warwick, Steven M. Podwysocki, Vivian S. Lovern (compilers).)
Dataset Title: Coal Geology, Land Use, and Human Health in the Peoples Republic of China: Coal mine locations
Dataset Series Name: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report
Dataset Release Date: 2001
Dataset Release Place: Reston, VA
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey Eastern Energy Resources Team
Issue Identification: 01-318
Data Presentation Form: map
Online Resource:
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2001-01-01
Stop Date: 2001-12-31
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 0.001 m
Longitude Resolution: 0.001 m
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Ancillary Keywords
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Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Distribution Media: online
Distribution Format: ArcView Shapefile
Fees: none
Phone: 703-648-6489
Email: akarslen at
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey MS 956
National Center
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive
City: Reston
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 20192
Country: USA
United States Environmental Protection Agency, 1996, Reducing methane
emissions from coal mines in China: The potential for coalbed methane
development: EPA 430-R-96-005.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-09-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23