Kōrero: Coal and coal mining

Geology of Island Block (1 o 2)

Geology of Island Block

This is a detailed geological map of Island Block at Garvey Creek, near Reefton. The colours indicate different rock types. Brunner coal measures, containing thick coal seams, are pink. Individual coal seams are shown in black. These have been traced out in steep, heavily bush-covered country by prospectors.

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Alan Sherwood and Jock Phillips, 'Coal and coal mining - Coal resources', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/map/7412/geology-of-island-block (accessed 17 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Alan Sherwood and Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 14 Apr 2021, updated 1 Sep 2016