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PREFERRED TERM
surface mining  
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • Broad category of mining in which soil and rock overlying the mineral deposit (the overburden) are removed.
DESCRIPTION
  • Broad category of mining in which soil and rock overlying the mineral deposit (the overburden) are removed.
IDENTIFIER
  • surfaceMining
TITLE
  • surface mining
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/MiningActivityTypeValue/surfaceMining
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EQUIVALENT CONCEPTS
Mining Activity Type