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Climatic provinces and area of coal fields in Alaska.

Climatic provinces and area of coal fields in Alaska.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agricultural productivity,
  • Coal mines and mining,
  • Natural resources

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesClimatic provinces and area of coal fields in Alaska
    SeriesS.doc.386
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination90 p.
    Number of Pages90
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16097659M

      Alaska has vast coal reserves, as much as 5 trillion tons -- or 40 percent more than all of the Lower But most is in far-flung locations that make it costly to get to market. Publication type: Report: Publication Subtype: USGS Numbered Series: Title: Coal fields of Alaska: Series title: Open-File Report: Series number: DOI:

    The major coal provinces in Alaska are Northern Alaska, the Nenana area, the Cook Inlet-Matanuska Valley, the Alaska Peninsula, and in the Gulf of Alaska and the Bering River. Potentially significant identified coal resources are present in other coalfields on the Seward Peninsula, Yukon-Koyukuk, and Upper Yukon provinces. Choose between four available designs. We offer other free data sources as well (e.g. observations, radar maps and meteograms). More information is available at (Norwegian only) and (also in English). All forecasts are available in Norwegian and English (use the flags on the.

    The climate of any given location in Alaska is largely determined by the climate region in which it lies. The influence of the Northern Pacific is largely responsible for the climate of the South Central and South Eastern regions of the state. The annual precipitation is very high in relation to the remainer of the state, and the lack of extreme cold or hot temperatures speak of the . The coal resources of the Yukon, Alaska: USGS Bulletin [Arthur James Collier] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) is a scientific organization created in , and is part of the U.S. government. Their scientists explore our environment and ecosystemsAuthor: Arthur James Collier.


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Climatic provinces and area of coal fields in Alaska Download PDF EPUB FB2

MINERAL RESOURCES OF ALASKA GEOLOGY AND COAL RESOURCES OF THE HOMER DISTRICT, KENAI COAL FIELD, AlLASKA By FARRELL F. BARNES and EDWARD H. CoBB ABSTRACT The Bomer district of the Kenai coal field is about miles southwest of Anchorage, in south-central Alaska. It covers an area of about 1, squareCited by: SinceUsibelli Coal Mine has been the only significant operating coal mine in Alaska.

In a deep water port and coal loading facility was constructed in Seward for the export of Usibelli coal to South Korea and in anticipation of increased coal production in Alaska. "Alaska's coal production set a new all-time record at nearly 1.

Sections of coal beds in central part of Beluga-Yentna region. Sections of coal beds in Capps Glacier area. Geologic map and section of Beluga and Chuitna River areas. Sections of coal beds in Beluga River area. Sections of coal beds in Chuitna River area.

Page FIGURE 1. Index map showing location of Beluga-Yentna region_____ C3 by: Public-data File COAL ATLAS OF THE MATANUSKA VALLEY, ALASKA BY Roy D. Merritt Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys October THIS REPORT HAS NOT BEEN REVIEWED FORFile Size: 7MB.

This data contains the location of coal resources within the State of Alaska and created in cooperation with the Alaska Coal Association. Total hypothetical coal resources in Alaska exceed trillion short tons, equal to about half the estimated coal resources of the United States. Major coal deposits occur in the Northern Alaska, Nenana, and Cook Inlet-Susitna provinces.

The Gold and Coal Fields of Alaska map appeared in National Geographic Magazine in April during the famous Klondike Gold Rush with the article "Alaska and Its Mineral Resources." This work also includes Canada's Klondike region and much of the Yukon Territory.

A beautiful historical map and a must-have for collectors. The Gold and Coal Fields of Alaska. Geological Survey (U.S.) ; Emmons, S.F. View larger, zoomable image (turn off pop-up blocker) Full Title: The Gold and Coal Fields of Alaska, Together With The Principal Steamer Routes and Trails.

Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Charles D. Walcott, Director. Alaska is the least densely populated state, and one of the most sparsely populated areas in the world, at inhabitants per square mile (/km 2), with the next state, Wyoming, at inhabitants per square mile (/km 2).

Alaska is by far the largest U.S. state by area, and the tenth wealthiest (per capita income).Before statehood: Territory of Alaska. Alaska possesses vast amounts of coal, probably a major portion of the world's remaining coal a result, the choices that are made in Alaska regarding coal development will have a major local and global impact.

Even though small-scale mining began here in the 's, coal mining has never taken off in Alaska. Usibelli Coal Mine has been the only active coal mine in.

Health Hazards of Coal Mining. The coal mining industry is the leading cause of fatal injuries in the United States. According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, the fatality rate for coal mining in was perworkers, more than 11 times greater than the fatality rate in all private industry.

The Coal Creek Historic Mining District is a gold-mining area in the Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve of Alaska dating from the s.

It features a gold dredge and a supporting community of several dozen buildings, established by mining entrepreneur Ernest Patty. The listed area includes the last 8 miles (13 km) of Coal Creek before the Yukon River, where, at Location: Along Coal Creek, about 44 miles (71 km).

The “waxy oil” produced from samples of Alaska coal has geologists wondering if the state's coal-rich regions could have produced large quantities of oil eons ago. The history of coal mining in Alaska is vast and relatively incomplete.

While the large operations were recorded there were smaller operations that were not properly documented. What can be found starts as early as on the Kenai Peninsula. Preliminary Decision: (As required under AS (e)) Competitive Coal Lease Sale. In the. Canyon Creek Area, Alaska.

ADL Alaska Department of Natural Resources. Division of Mining, Land and WaterFile Size: 4MB. Acknowledgments. The very first thing that appears in Charles O. Paullin’s and John K.

Wright’s Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States is an acknowledgment by its credited author that the work was not the product of his efforts and research alone. “The Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States may be described as a composite work,” Paullin stressed in.

All of this coal comes from the only active coal mine in Alaska, the Usibelli mine. Founded in outside Healy, Alaska, the mine sells coal to six state power plants as well as South Korea and other Pacific Rim countries. The export coal is transported on the Alaska Railroad about miles to Seward, a year-round ice-free port.

This antique map (Alaska Gold and Coal Fields Ma) and atlas (Alaska Gold and Coal Fields Map) are part of the Historic Map Works, Residential Genealogy™ historical map collection, the largest digital collection of rare, ancient, old, historical, cadastral and antiquarian maps of its type.

We currently have over 1, images available online. Alaska possesses nearly haf of all U.S. coal resources and 1/8 of the world’s coal lies beneath the soil of The Last Frontier.

Rising global demand for energy is driving a new wave of proposals to access and export that coal to be burned in coal-fired power plants. The production, transport and use of Alaska’s coal would have a devastating. Total hypothetical coal resources in Alaska exceed trillion short tons, equal to about half the estimated coal resources of the United States.

Major coal deposits occur in the Northern Alaska, Nenana, and Cook Inlet-Susitna h Year:   Download: Regulations Governing Coal Mining in Alaska (PDF) (effective Ap ) Regulatory requirements for coal mines are different than for other types of mines.

Spurred by major environmental impacts from coal mining in the 's and 's, the U.S. Congress passed the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act in. CLIMATE OF ALASKA. TOPOGRPHIC FEATURES – Alaska is the westernmost extension of the North American Continent. Its east-west span covers a distance of 2, miles, and from north to south a distance of 1, miles.

The State’s coastline, 33, miles in length, is 50 percent longer than that of the conterminous United States. In addition to the Aleutian Islands, hundreds of .Coal For Sale in Wasilla on See reviews, photos, directions, phone numbers and more for the best Coal & Coke in Wasilla, AK.Buy Coal in Anchorage on See reviews, photos, directions, phone numbers and more for the best Coal Miners & Shippers in Anchorage, AK.