- an area containing significant coal deposits.
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These figures will suffice to show the importance of Anzin as a coal-field.France and the Republic
William Henry Hurlbert
When a coal-field is taken to work a considerable amount of capital is necessarily invested.
The coal-field, or as it is sometimes called “the great black cake,” is of limited extent.
In the Sidney coal-field fifty-nine fossil forests thus occur in superposition.History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume II (of 2)
John William Draper
In many of the quarries near the Cheshire coal-field you may watch the workmen cutting and shaping these stones.Cheshire
Charles E. Kelsey