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Coal towns in Egypt

Daniel J. Prosser

Coal towns in Egypt

portrait of an Illinois mining region, 1890-1930

by Daniel J. Prosser

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Published by Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Coal mines and mining -- Illinois -- Egypt.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Daniel J. Prosser.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 214 leaves ;
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22066335M

    Mining is increasingly important to Egypt's economy. Crude oil and petroleum products are among the country's top exports. Egypt also produces natural gas, salt, phosphates, iron ore, and coal. Energy. Egypt relies mostly on fossil fuels, such as oil, to meet its . In his groundbreaking book, “Al-Qamus Al-Goghrabfi Lil Bilad Al-Masria” (The Geographical Lexicon of Egyptian Lands), Mohamed Ramzi says that Egypt has towns and villages bearing the.

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