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Interstate Technical Group on Abandoned Underground Mines
Fourth Biennial Abandoned Underground Mine Workshop

Outline: Abandoned Underground Coal Mines in Iowa - Information Sources


Mary R. Howes
Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Geological Survey Bureau
Iowa City, IA

  • A brief description and background of the compiled geospatial data of existing mines in Iowa.

  • Demonstration of a prototype website for mapping Iowa coal mines.

Graphic showing location of abandoned coal mines and incorporated areas in Iowa

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Updated: 04/15/2015

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