Sentence Examples


  • Besides having practically all the anthracite, Pennsylvania has the thickest bituminous coal-measures, and most of the coal obtained from these is of the best quality.
  • The beds above the limestone are shales and sandstones, sometimes reaching the true Coal-Measures, but rarely younger than the English Millstone Grit.
  • Its centre is of volcanic rocks, complex in character, while the Coal-measures and New Red Sandstone appear round the edges.
  • The Upper Coal-Measures, as a rule, have been lost by denudation, much of which occurred before Triassic times.
  • The coal is here confined to the lower division of the system; the Upper Carboniferous (corresponding with the English Coal-Measures) is exclusively marine, consisting chiefly of Fusulina limestone.
 

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