Hydrology of area 3, Eastern Coal Province, Pennsylvania by Herb, William J.

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Published by U.S. Geological Survey in Harrisburg, Pa .

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  • Hydrology -- Pennsylvania.,
  • Groundwater -- Pennsylvania.

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Other titlesEastern Coal Province, Pennsylvania.
Statementby William J. Herb, Lewis C. Shaw, and Deborah E. Brown.
SeriesWater-resources investigations (Unnumbered), Open-file report -- 81-537., Open-file report (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- 81-537.
ContributionsShaw, L. C., Brown, Deborah E., Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Paginationv, 88 p. :
Number of Pages88
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Open LibraryOL17654632M

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Pennsylvanian and Mississippian bedrock are overlain by drift and till from the Kansan, Illinoian, and Wisconsinan glaciers that covered two-thirds of the area.

Most of the coal is mined from Pennsylvanian coal units. As ofmore than 1-billion short tons of coal. The summation of the topical discussions provides a description of the hydrology of the area. The Eastern Coal Province has been divided into 24 hydrologic study areas which are shown on the cover of this report.

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1) has been one of the world's leading coal-producing areas in recent years. Inthe amount of coal produced in Ohio, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, an.d West Virginia alone was 47 percent of the total production in the United States.

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The Pennsylvania Anthracite Region is in the Valley and Ridge Province of the Appalachian Mountains, with the coal located in the folded and faulted terrain of the Province. The anthracite fields are maintained in synclinal basins that are surrounded by sandstone ridges, which help to “protect” the anthracite (Hornberger et al., ).

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Coal Region Pennsylvania's Coal Region has a rich heritage of coal mining and is, in fact, home to the largest deposits of anthracite coal in the Americas. Once a region full of mining towns, the area has since become a tourist destination.

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The Geology of Pennsylvania consists of six distinct physiographic provinces, three of which are subdivided into different sections. Each province has its own economic advantages and geologic hazards and plays an important role in shaping everyday life in the state.

They are: (listed from the southeast corner to the northwest corner) the Atlantic Coastal Plain Province, the Piedmont Province. Pennsylvania has many types of rocks, each with its own unique properties. These rocks have been shaped by mountain-building and erosive forces. The varied topography defines six distinct physiographic provinces in our state.

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Coal Mining in Pennsylvania PA Mining History. Room-and-pillar mines have been active in Pennsylvania's bituminous coalfields since the lates.

Bituminous coal was first mined in Pennsylvania at "Coal Hill" (Mount Washington), just across the Monongahela River from the .Black Creek is a tributary of the Susquehanna River in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, in the United is approximately miles ( km) long and flows through Conyngham Township.

The creek's watershed has an area of square miles ( km 2).It is designated as a Coldwater Fishery and a Migratory Fishery.Shamokin Creek (also known as Great Shamokin Creek or Middle Branch Shamokin Creek) is a tributary of the Susquehanna River in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, in the United is approximately miles ( km) long and flows through Mount Carmel, Mount Carmel Township, Coal Township, Shamokin, Ralpho Township, Shamokin Township, Snydertown, Upper Augusta Township.

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