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The Appalachian Highland: Natural Resources Student Centre

Web Links

Here are some Web sites to help you with your research



Web Links

The Coal Industry

Coal mining has always been important in the Appalachian region. You can find out more about coal and other minerals at this Web site. Select coal or another mineral in the region from the list and click on it. You'll find a written description and a picture of the mineral. Other links take you to more information about minerals in the region.

The Atlantic Forestry Centre

Canada is a land of many trees and vast forests. The Appalachian region is no exception. At this Web site, you can learn about the trees and forests that are found in the region. You can also learn more about old growth forests. Use the links on this page to find information for your research projects.