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Geology of Ireland (Paperback) Loot Price: R470 Discovery Miles 4 700
Geology of Ireland (Paperback): Richard John Griffith
Geology of Ireland (Paperback): Richard John Griffith

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Geology of Ireland (Paperback)

Richard John Griffith

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 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...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Richard John Griffith
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 112
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-44429-6
Barcode: 9781150444296
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-44429-0

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