SOME COAL-SEAM CORRELATION PROBLEMS IN ALBERTA

Geologists or mining engineers familiar with geology are frequently requested by mine operators to give correlation information regarding some mining property with respect to an adjacent area on one at some greater distance. It is the object of this article to mention a few of the difficulties involved in securing this information and to point out some of the salient factors upon which correlation is dependent.
Keywords: Alberta, Alberta, Drumheller Coal Area, lithological, sandstone, Upper Cretaceous, Coal, Correlation, Deposition, formation, Materials, Sandstone, sediments, Shale, Shales
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