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Coal Mines of the Springfield Area

The mines shown on the Springfield East and West Quadrangles below were mappped by the Coal Section of the Illinois State Geological Survey. The two-quadrangle plot file has been divided into eight clickable quarter-quad images ranging from 31 to 81 KB in size.

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The 3.75-minute quarter-quads of Springfield

The roads, railways, and hydrology data on these maps were obtained from the National Mapping Division of the United States Geological Survey. Coal geologist Cheri Chenoweth of the Illinois State Geological Survey compiled and classified the mine outlines in a procedure documented in theDirectory of Illinois Coal Mines .

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