South America has abundant energy resource potential and this USGS report contains information on the geology, production, use, quality, and environmental significance of the coal resources in South American countries. Available information on coalbed methane resources or production is also reported. A total of 135 coal samples were collected and analyzed for this report and the data are presented in individual country chapters.
Focuses on rare 18th and 19th century North and South America cartographic history materials. The collection includes atlases, globes, school geography, maritime charts, and a variety of separate maps including pocket, wall, children's and manuscript maps.