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1814. Excerpt: ... Page Of the great sandstone---23 Bed ofjire
clay---25 Ofthejirst bed of coal --ibid. Of the three feet bed of
coal--27 Of dislocations in the strata--29 Of the different places,
where coal has been worked in the southern and western divisions of
the Connaught coal district-SO Of Aughabehy colliery--'-32 Of the
method of working coal at Aughabehy colliery ---35 Of the northern
division of the Connaught coal district----43 Of Lacka
mountain---48 Of Lugnacuilla mountain--51 Of the eastern division
of the Connaught coal district----53 Of the Bloomeries, or ancient
iron works. 57 Of the Arigna iron works---58 Causes of failure
'--61 Prices at which the different materials can be delivered at
the works---66 Of the different markets for coal and iron-73 Of the
present state and requisite improvements in the navigations--76 Of
the roads.---79 ADVERTISEMENT. THE following Report on the
Connaught Coal District is intended as a Supplement to the Report
on the Leinster Coal District, already published. To avoid
repetition, frequent reference is made both to the text and plates
contained in the Report on the Leinster Coal District, particularly
to those which exhibit the different methods of working coal, as
practised in England. GEOLOGICAL AND MINING SURVEY CONN AUGHT COAL
DISTRICT. AMONG the many objects of interest, which attract the
attention of the Geologist, none is more worthy of pursuit than the
useful art of discovering and tracing mines. But it unfortunately
happens, that this species of inquiry offers less variety to the
scientific observer, than the more general investigation of the
great field of nature; and it has in consequence been usually left
to the guidance of mere practical miners, who are wholly
unacquainted with the general relations and arrangem...
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Richard John Griffith
||246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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