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Coal mining chronology

Alan Hill

Coal mining chronology

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Published by Northern Mine Research Society in Sheffield .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Statementby Alan Hill.
SeriesBritish mining
ContributionsNorthern Mine Research Society.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13930439M

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