Prakash, A. and Kumar, A and Singh, K. B. (2011) Causes of Subsidence and its Impact on Agricultural Land due to Mining. Indian Journal of Environmental Protection, 31 (11). pp. 928-932. ISSN 0253-7141

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The WB panel of Balgi 3 and 4 incline mine, located at Balgi Colliery of South Eastern Coalfields Limited (SECL), was depillared without stowing in bottom most G-I seam by Limited Span Method. The depth of panel in G-I seam with 3-4 m thickness, varies from 84 to 129 m. There are 3 major faults traverses in the lease hold of the colliery. Many minor faults exist within the property with numerous slips. Subsidence took place one the agricultural land with development of cracks at the surface. The causes of subsidence and its impacts are dealt in this paper.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Subsidence, Coalfield, Mining, Seam, Panel.
Subjects: Mine Subsidence
Depositing User: Dr. Satyendra Kumar Singh
Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2012 06:57
Last Modified: 15 Mar 2012 06:57

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