THE PROBLEMS OF THE VANCOUVER ISLAND COAL INDUSTRY

It is the general belief that the coal deposits on Vancouver Island are extremely large, and easily available. Indeed, they are frequently described by prominent public men and by writers in the press as "illimitable" and "inexhaustible." It is well that the facts that have been established as a result of seventy years of surface prospecting, underground operations and extensive diamond-drilling in this coalfield should be disclosed.
Keywords: Boney coal, British Columbia, Comox area, shale, Vancouver Island, Coal, Development, Mine, Mines, Operation, Production, Shale, Shales, Vancouver Island
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