Types of Mining and Fracking

By: Connor, George, and John

Two Types of Mining

Surface: Subsurface:

Mining from the surface Mining underground


Examples of each type of mining

Surface: Strip, Open Pit, Mountain Top Removal


Subsurface: Slope, Drift, Shaft

Pictures

Surface:

Subsurface:

Fracking

Fracking: Drilling and injecting fluid into the ground

Effects: Breaking of the ground, earthquakes, pollution, naturual gas

Pictures of Fracking