Abandoned Underground Coal Mines of Des Moines, Iowa and Vicinity, December 1989

(1989) Abandoned Underground Coal Mines of Des Moines, Iowa and Vicinity, December 1989. University of Iowa

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Abstract

The purpose of this report is to compile information on past coal mining activity in the city of Des Moines and the surrounding areas and summarizing documentation for the available records. The limits of the study area encompass the most densely populated portion of the Des Moines area affected by undermining and includes all known underground mines in Polk county.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Investigative Reports, Coal, Des Moines, Polk County, Coal Mining, Coal Mines
Subjects: Natural resources and environment
Natural resources and environment > Earth sciences
Natural resources and environment > Energy resources > Coal
Natural resources and environment > Maps and gazetteers
ID Code: 26577
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 12 Feb 2018 15:30
Last Modified: 12 Feb 2018 15:30
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/26577