Coal mining data: known areas of activity

Description of the dataset showing known extent of coal mining activity, which is used to check if a coal mining report is needed.


Coal Mining Reporting Area Metadata

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This document contains metadata about the coal mining reporting area 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.

Published 9 October 2014
Last updated 25 April 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added Coal Mining Reporting Area Metadata xml file

  2. First published.