Research and analysis

Coal mining data: abandoned mines catalogue

Description of the abandoned mines catalogue, a search tool to determine relevant abandonment plans to a given search criteria.



This document contains metadata about the abandoned mines catalogue dataset, which includes:

  • a description of what is contained in the data
  • the purpose of this specific dataset
  • the date the dataset was extracted
  • technical information for geographic information systems

When using the Coal Authority interactive map viewer the metadata will provide further information and context for the chosen dataset.

If you wish to analyse your own data against the dataset the technical metadata will help you understand the format provided for geographic information systems.