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Iron-ore, limestone, sandstone, hematite, steatite, and clay deposits are worked.
Raj Nandgaon and Khairagarh are commercial centres. Bhilai, a planned
industrial township, includes Bhilai Nagar, the largest urban centre in the district,
and is ...
Shales characterize the Famennian of Belgium, whereas the well- developed
Famennian of Germany consists of shales, sandstones, and limestones. Goniatite
cephalopods dominate the lower Famennian fauna. Limestones and dolomites ...
Consisting of a series of stepped sandstone plateaus with many picturesque
trenches and gorges, it serves as the watershed for some of western Africa's
greatest rivers. Fouta Djallon covers an area of 30,000 square miles (77,000
square km) ...
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