firedamp explosion

взрыв метана, взрыв рудничного газа

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  • Firedamp — is a flammable gas found in coal mines. It is the name given to a number of flammable gases, especially methane. It is particularly commonly found in areas where the coal is bituminous. The gas accumulates in pockets in the coal and adjacent… …   Wikipedia

  • Drummond Mine explosion — The Drummond Mine explosion , also the Drummond Colliery Disaster, was a mining accident that happened in Westville, Pictou County, Nova Scotia on May 13, 1837. The Drummond mine was, in 1873, considered Canada s leading colliery. However, small… …   Wikipedia

  • Oaks explosion — An engraving of the disaster The Oaks explosion occurred at the Oaks Colliery, near Stairfoot, Barnsley, South Yorkshire on 12 December 1866 killing more than 380 miners and rescuers. The disaster happened after a series of explosions caused by… …   Wikipedia

  • The Oaks explosion — was one of the very worst colliery disasters and Mining accidents in the United Kingdom. The pit exploded on 12 December 1866, ultimately killing 388 miners and their would be rescuers. The Oaks was one of the largest coal mines working the rich… …   Wikipedia

  • List of United Kingdom disasters by death toll — is a list of major disasters (excluding acts of war) which occurred in the United Kingdom (including territory that later became the Republic of Ireland) or involved UK citizens, in a definable incident or accident, e.g. a shipwreck, where the… …   Wikipedia

  • List of disasters of the United Kingdom and preceding states — is a list of major disasters (excluding acts of war but including acts of terrorism) which relate to the United Kingdom since 1707, the states that preceded it (including territory that later became the Republic of Ireland), or involved UK… …   Wikipedia

  • South Yorkshire Coalfield — The South Yorkshire Coalfield is defined by a triangle lying between Barnsley, Doncaster and Sheffield, though a few mines within the coalfield lie outside this area. It is part of the larger Midland coal field which stretches from Nottingham in… …   Wikipedia

  • Senghenydd Colliery Disaster — The Senghennydd Colliery Disaster, also known as the Senghenydd Explosion, occurred in Senghenydd [ [ Miners Rows, Senghenydd] ] , near Caerphilly, Glamorgan, South Wales on 14 October 1913, killing 439… …   Wikipedia

  • Elsecar Collieries — The Elsecar Collieries were a series of coal mines sunk in and around Elsecar, a small village to the south of Barnsley in what is now South Yorkshire, but was traditionally in the West Riding of Yorkshire.The last operating mine Elsecar Main… …   Wikipedia

  • Udston mining disaster — The Udston mining disaster occurred in Hamilton, Scotland on Saturday, 28 May 1887 when 73 miners died in a firedamp explosion at Udston Colliery. Caused, it is thought, by unauthorised shot firing [ [ f.htm… …   Wikipedia

  • Atherton, Greater Manchester — Coordinates: 53°31′23″N 2°29′42″W / 53.523°N 2.495°W / 53.523; 2.495 …   Wikipedia


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