Information Circular IC-20L

AGC/AGS Series information-circulars
Number Series IC-20L
Title Inventory of Surface and Underground Coal Mines in the Arkansas Valley Coal Field
Author (s) W.V. Bush and L.B. Gilbreath
Date 1978
General Description

This report presents a summary of information concerning coal and its mining and production.  The purpose of the report is to identify disturbed lands and land that has been reclaimed by the publication date.

It contains:

  • Descriptions of the types of mining used to extract coal in Arkansas
  • An explanation of the Reclamation Regulations, 1977
  • Stratigraphic chart showing relationships of coal beds to formations
  • Average analysis of coal beds from the Arkansas Valley coal field
  • Graph of coal production in Arkansas from 1880-1977
  • Small scale map showing distribution of named coal fields in the Arkansas Valley
  • Cross section of Greenwood syncline showing types of surface and underground coal mines
  • Two coal company maps displaying plan view of underground mines
  • Table displaying land reclamation acreage for the 9 counties involved
  • Table displaying total surface area disturbed by coal mining in Arkansas
  • Large hand colored map displaying both surface and underground coal mines, disturbed land, and reclaimed land as of 1978 in pocket

*Includes: 15 pages, 4 plates, 4 figures, 4 tables

Availability Yes. Paper copy.
Price $12.00 plus shipping
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Contact Information

Arkansas Geological Survey
3815 West Roosevelt Road
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 296-1877 or (501) 296-1878

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