Maps Map showing the fourteen coalfields of West Virginia
Kanawha Coal Field (W. Va.)
West Virginia Coal Fields
- Map showing the fourteen coalfields of West Virginia
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Kanawha Coal Field (W. Va.)
- - West Virginia Coal Fields
- - Manuscripts
- - Ethnography
- - The study area for the Coal River Folklife Project is in the Kanawha Coal Field, the largest of the West Virginia Coal Fields. The coalfields in the southern part of the state contain the most highly valued bituminous coal in the world. From A Coal Mining Heritage Study: Southern West Virginia, by Joseph DiBello, Donald Briggs, Michael Creasey, and Alisa McCann. Philadelphia: National Park Service.
- - Map used with permission of Marshall University Geography Department.
- Call Number
- AFC 1999/008: ms0008
- Source Collection
- Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
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