Czechoslovakia: A Survey of Economic and Social Conditions

By Josef Gruber; A. S. V. Klíma BroŽ et al. | Go to book overview
Save to active project

V
COAL

DR. JOSEPH PETERS, DIRECTOR OF THE CZECHOSLOVAK MINE OWNERS' ASSOCIATION, AND LECTURER ON THE MINING LAW AT THE CHARLES UNIVERSITY, PRAGUE.

The coal resources of the Czechoslovak Republic consist of several coal fields and lignite basins, the largest of which are situated in northern Moravia and Silesia and northwestern Bohemia.

Bohemia's coal deposits are located near the northeastern border, in the neighborhood of Žacléŕ and Svatoňovice; in the territory northwest of Prague in the Kladno and Rakovnik districts; and in the southwestern part of Bohemia in the Plzeň district. There are also two small basins in the Budéjovice district and on the northeastern border near Brandov. In Moravia and Silesia the largest and the most important field is that of Ostrava-Karvin, beside which there are small coal deposits at Rosice and Oslavany.

The most important and the richest coal field is that of Ostrava-Karvin which forms the southwestern extension of the large Moravian-Silesian-Polish basin which covers an area of about 6,920 square kilometers; of this area Czechoslovakia owns about 15.6 per cent. This basin, in which there are several large coal beds,

-67-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
Loading One moment ...
Project items
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
Czechoslovakia: A Survey of Economic and Social Conditions
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

While we understand printed pages are helpful to our users, this limitation is necessary to help protect our publishers' copyrighted material and prevent its unlawful distribution. We are sorry for any inconvenience.
Full screen
/ 258

matching results for page

Cited passage

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

Cited passage

Welcome to the new Questia Reader

The Questia Reader has been updated to provide you with an even better online reading experience.  It is now 100% Responsive, which means you can read our books and articles on any sized device you wish.  All of your favorite tools like notes, highlights, and citations are still here, but the way you select text has been updated to be easier to use, especially on touchscreen devices.  Here's how:

1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
2. Click or tap the last word you want to select.

OK, got it!

Thanks for trying Questia!

Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

For full access in an ad-free environment, sign up now for a FREE, 1-day trial.

Already a member? Log in now.

Are you sure you want to delete this highlight?