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A shaft used wholly or mainly for ventilating mines, for bringing fresh air to places where miners are working, or for exhausting used air. It may be used as an intake (downcast) shaft or a return (upcast) shaft. See also: downcast; upcast. Syn: air pit <br/>Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms
 
A shaft used wholly or mainly for ventilating mines, for bringing fresh air to places where miners are working, or for exhausting used air. It may be used as an intake (downcast) shaft or a return (upcast) shaft. See also: downcast; upcast. Syn: air pit <br/>Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms
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Latest revision as of 10:00, 26 May 2020

A shaft used wholly or mainly for ventilating mines, for bringing fresh air to places where miners are working, or for exhausting used air. It may be used as an intake (downcast) shaft or a return (upcast) shaft. See also: downcast; upcast. Syn: air pit
Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms


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