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TitlePennsylvania Public Schools in abandoned coal mine counties
Date2009
AbstractThis data-set contains public schools only for those counties that have abandoned coal mines. This data-set portrays the approximate location of Public Schools (Regular Elementary, Regular Elementary/Secondary, Occupational CTC, Special Education, Regular Secondary, Comprehensive CTC, Adult CTC, State Operated Educational Facility). The data set was created by first obtaining the street address of each school from the Pennsylvania Departmet of Education (www.edna.ed.state.pa.us). Addresses were then geocoded using ArcMap. Aerial photography was used to assist in the groundtruthing of the points.
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Dolney, T. J.
Penn State Division of Mathematics & Natural Sciences
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GIS (Shapefile)

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