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history and description of fossil fuel, the collieries, and coal trade of Great Britain.

by Holland, John

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Published by Whittaker and Co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coal

  • Edition Notes

    Title vignette.

    StatementBy the author of the "Treatise on manufactures in metal," (three volumes,) in the Cabinet cyclopaedia.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTN801 .H73
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 485 [1] p.
    Number of Pages485
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6970777M
    LC Control Number06020783
    OCLC/WorldCa8866801

    Well before Britain had become heavily dependent upon coal for its fuel, and coalmining had taken its place among the nation's staple industries. John Hatcher traces the production and trade of coal from the intermittent small-scale activity which prevailed in the Middle Ages to the rapid expansion and rising importance which characterized. The History and Description of Fossil Fuel: The Collieries, and Coal Trade of Great Britain. London: Whittaker, Huber, Matthew T. Lifeblood: Oil, Freedom, and the Forces of Capital. Rutherford, R. “Coal Exhaustion and Oil Fuel as a Substitute.” The Times, 4 September Author: Michael Tondre.

    Name. Damps is the collective name given to all gases (other than air) found in coal mines in Great Britain. The word corresponds to German Dampf, the name for "vapour".. Alongside firedamp, other damps include blackdamp (nonbreathable mixture of carbon dioxide, water vapour, and other gases), whitedamp (carbon monoxide and other gases produced by combustion), poisonous, explosive . The history and description of fossil fuel, the collieries, and coal trade of Great Britain. The psalmists of Britain: records biographical and literary. 2 vols, Poets of Yorkshire [William Cartwright Newsam, completed by Holland]. Memorials of Sir Francis Chantrey, sculptor in Hallamshire and elsewhere.

    During the first half of , prices of Fossil fuels— petroleum (oil), natural gas, and coal—rose steeply. Crude-oil prices, for example, set record highs on a regular basis and soared for a short time to more than double the average price of crude oil in Because fossil fuels were crucial sources of energy worldwide, the rapid rise in prices spurred debate about the accessibility of. The large sack was a UK unit of weight for coal. It was introduced by the London, Westminster and Home Counties Coal Trade Act of (2 Will 4 c lxxvi), which required coal to be sold by weight rather than volume. The Royal Navy used large sacks holding two hundredweight for coaling its ships. These sacks were made of jute bound with Manila rope.


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Virtually all of the fossil fuels, including the coal, crude oil and natural gas we use today, was created millions of years ago before, during and even after the days of the dinosaurs. Since then, such materials have played an important part in mankind’s evolution.

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The history and description of fossil fuel, the collieries, and coal trade of Great Britain. By the author of the "Treatise on manufactures in metal," (three volumes,) in the Cabinet cyclopaedia Holland, John [ Book, Microform: ] View online At 11 libraries. However, in the Americas some of the first instances of coal utilisation date back to the Aztecs, who used coal for fuel.

In Europe, the Romans turned Britain into a 2nd Century A.D. coal hotbed, seeking to exploit as much of Roman Britain’s coalfields as possible. Introductory - fire and fuel; geological theories; peat; natural history of coal; organic remains; the coal formation; coal measures; dislocations of strata; boring and sinking; working machinery; underground works and ventilation; getting the coal; underground accidents; the safety lamp; the colliers; the coal trade; varieties of coal; conveyance of coal; the London coal trade; Irish, Scotch and Welsh coal.

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In came The History and Description of Fossil Fuel, The Collieries and Coal Trade of Great Britain. Its title page further identifies him as the author of the Treatise on Manufactures in Metal, which is said to be in three volumes, as part of Dionysius Lardner 's Cabinet Cyclopaedia (–). Well beforeBritain had become heavily dependent upon coal for its fuel, and coalmining had taken its place among the nation's staple industries.

This book traces the production and trade of coal from the intermittent small-scale activity which prevailed in the Middle Ages to the rapid expansion and rising importance which characterized the early modern era.Additional Physical Format: Print version: History and description of fossil fuel, the collieries, and coal trade of Great Britain.

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