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India s Jharia coal field has been burning for 100 yearsgold mine burning for years perkinspreschool

India s coal field has been burning for 100 years 11 37 AM ET Thu 3 Dec 00 35 One of India s largest and most Coal mine fires are a global problem and there are numerous ways they 11 13 32 Pictures Centralia Mine Fire at 50 Still Burns With Meaning Jan 10 The worst US mine fire in Centralia Pennsylvania passed its 50 year mark Illegal Gold Mining Boom Threatens Cocoa Farmers And Your

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Pennsylvania s 50 Year Old Coal Fire 50 years later the coal fire beneath Pennsylvania still burns

06 16 32 SciShow takes you to Centralia Pennsylvania site of one of the oldest biggest coal fires in the United States and explains the chemistry of spontaneous combustionFifty years ago today a coal seam caught fire in Centralia Pennsylvania causing the mines beneath the town to catch fire While the decades old fire has caused most residents to abandon the

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Strongman mine fire still burning after 17 years NZ HeraldWorld s Oldest Fire Has Been Burning for 5 500 Years Seeker

The smouldering underground fire that has been burning in the old Strongman Mine since August has forced workers at the small scale open cast mining operation above to take precautions Solid But a coal seam 90 feet below the surface been burning for an estimated 5 500 years making it the longest continuous fire on the planet Ancient people actually used heat from rocky vents in the

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The Centralia Mine Fire Home120 year old fire still burning in Colorado town FOX31

Unfortunately in the year of the Red Ash Mine went out of business ultimately ending any efforts to clear up the fire as well Laurel Run Mine Fire The surface began to de stabilize due to the rock hard coal slowly turning to ash from the continually burning fire The community began having problems with smoke and gases flowing into homes forcing people to leave The foundations of The town of New Castle is home to a historic coal seam fire that has been burning for more than 120 years but the biggest and longest running is by far the one burning at the old Vulcan Mine

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This Mine Fire Has Been Burning For Over 50 Years HISTORYThis Hellish Underground Fire Has Burned for 100 Years

A century ago Centralia Pennsylvania was a busy small town filled with shops residents and a brisk mining business Coal from local mines fueled its homes and its economy and its 1 200 Two coal mine workers after their shift On cold days people use the heat from the burning coal to warm themselv Children playing close to a crack in the ground

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Why This Town Has Been On Fire For 50 Years DEP Jeansville Mine Fire Extinguished After Four year

07 07 32 This week Reactions is shining light on why a small town in PA Centralia has been on fire for over 50 years It s because of science Well chemistry technically2 days ago 32 BANKS TOWNSHIP Pa A mine fire in Carbon County that crews have been battling for years is finally extinguished The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental

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A Coal Mine Burning for Years The New York TimesLaurel Run Mine Fire Underground Miners

A version of this archives appears in print on November 27 on Page 17 of the New York edition with the headline A Coal Mine Burning for YearsThe Laurel Run Mine Fire had begun When the miners returned to work they discovered the fire and went to work to dig out the smoldering blaze Content that they had extinguished the fire they resumed their normal activiti It wasn t until that additional evidence surfaced indicating that the fire started six years earlier was still burning From then until the s various

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Centralia Mine Fire National Geographic NewsAlberta fire burning for more than 100 years CBC News

The worst US mine fire in Centralia Pennsylvania passed its 50 year mark last year As coal powered development spreads globally so does the risk of underground fireNotes from an expedition 140 years ago mention the fire and natives say it has been burning for as long as they can remember The fire been a quiet secret for decades almost forgotten until recently

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Underground mine fire still burning after a year Free India The Burning City Environment Al Jazeera

AN underground fire is still burning more than a year after it was discovered in a disused Tyneside mine and experts say they have no idea how long it will keep going for Firefighters were called to the site of Keelman s Way near Ryton Golf Club in February after reports of smoulderingIndia The Burning City We investigate how an underground fire that has been burning for 100 years has led to one of India s largest land grabs 05 Jan 09 28 GMT India Environment Health

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Coal in Canada The Canadian EncyclopediaCentralia Mine Fire Devastation from Underground

Globally approximately 800 000 deaths per year are directly attributed to the burning of coal In Canada 7 700 premature deaths per year are attributed to air pollution of which coal burning is a factorPeople of Centralia PA knew the coal fire was moving when service station gas tanks began to rapidly heat up and a 12 year old fell into a sinkhole

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How Coal Works Union of Concerned ScientistsCentralia PA Mine Fire Photos History Visiting

Coal is formed when dead plant matter submerged in swamp environments is subjected to the geological forces of heat and pressure over hundreds of millions of yearsThe Centralia PA mine fire has been burning for over 50 years See pictures explore history and visit Centralia Pennsylvania

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Hidden Coal Fires Create Visible ProblemsHow a Pennsylvania Coal Town Became Hell on Earth

A similar fire is now causing problems in Youngstown Pennsylvania where the Percy mine fire has been burning for more than 30 years Once underway coal fires can burn for decades even centuri In the process they release large volumes of greenhouse and The cave in was caused by one of the worst coal fires in American history a fire that has been burning for over 50 years and may burn for several more centuri In Centralia Pennsylvania was a small town situated on top of a large supply of coal

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Coal seam fire WikipediaCoal mines in Centralia Pennsylvania have been burning

Coal seam fire instances on Earth date back several million years 2 3 Due to fine thermal insulation and avoiding rain/snow extinguishment by the crust underground coal seam fires are the most persistent fires on Earth and can burn for thousands of years like Burning Mountain in Australia 4 Flickr/poolski In what seems like the plot to a disaster movie the quiet town of Centralia Pennsylvania has endured a burning problem since It s been on fire literally for the past 53 years

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