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coltivazione ad anfiteatro

English translation: terrace mining

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19:39 Sep 3, 2006
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Mining & Minerals / Gems / mining
Italian term or phrase: coltivazione ad anfiteatro
coltivazione ad anfiteatro: generalmente per cave di lapidei, tenute a gradini e a forma d’anfiteatro

where "coltivazione" = extraction/mining
Ivana UK
United Kingdom
Local time: 13:09
English translation:terrace mining
Explanation:
According to the site below: "Terrace mining is a variant of open-pit mining employed when deposits cover an extended area but are relatively shallow."
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KayW
Local time: 14:09
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Thanks Kay!
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terrace mining


Explanation:
According to the site below: "Terrace mining is a variant of open-pit mining employed when deposits cover an extended area but are relatively shallow."


    Reference: http://www.colorado.edu/Law/Getches/Links-Articles/weaver_ch...
KayW
Local time: 14:09
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PRO pts in category: 4
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Thanks Kay!

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