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Coal Refuse Disposal Areas

Metadata Updated: December 12, 2023

As described by ASTM D7780-12: This feature class contains polygons that depict the location of coal refuse disposal areas. They include, but are not limited to, slurry impoundments (including cross valley, diked, and incised impoundments), slurry cell structures, and coarse coal refuse structures. This dataset consists of coalmining related features as described by ASTM D7780-12, "Standard Practice for Geospatial Data for Representing Coal Mining Features". These data are gathered using automated processes from participating coalmining regulatory authorities, which are generally state government agencies. The data from the various sources are transformed into common schemas as described by the ASTM Standard above. The resultant feature classes represent seamless information covering the coal producing areas of the United States. Development of these data are ongoing and will become more complete as more cooperating regulatory authorities are added to the GeoMine system.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date September 8, 2023
Metadata Updated Date December 12, 2023

Metadata Source

Harvested from DOI EDI

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date September 8, 2023
Metadata Updated Date December 12, 2023
Publisher Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement
Identifier D507059C-DA62-4C38-9B3D-A31DC158894A
Data First Published 2020-01-08T12:00:00Z
Language en-US
Category geoscientific information, environment, geospatial, boundaries
Public Access Level public
Metadata Context
Metadata Catalog ID
Schema Version
Catalog Describedby
Harvest Object Id bfc7a6cc-f241-402f-8ed3-0f3bb2c2fbc1
Harvest Source Id 52bfcc16-6e15-478f-809a-b1bc76f1aeda
Harvest Source Title DOI EDI
Homepage URL
Metadata Type geospatial
Old Spatial -85.561958,35.270745,-79.179207,40.209924
Publisher Hierarchy White House > U.S. Department of the Interior > Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 97452728e26e7b723b18f00e7e2d224fd8e545fa5644bc3307860b8da078d300
Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": -85.561958, 35.270745, -85.561958, 40.209924, -79.179207, 40.209924, -79.179207, 35.270745, -85.561958, 35.270745}

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