surface-mine


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Verb1.surface-mine - extract (ore) from a strip-mine
mining, excavation - the act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth
mine - get from the earth by excavation; "mine ores and metals"
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Based on this initial screening process, three surface-mine development areas were visited during 2010 and 2011.
Total availability of this resource can be defined when production systems are identified that can be integrated with surface-mine clearing operations.

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