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Q: What is strip mining?
A: Strip mining is a type of surface mining that involves excavating earth, rock, and other material to uncover a tabular, lens-shaped, or layered mineral reserve.
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User: What is strip mining?

Weegy: Strip mining is a type of surface mining that involves excavating earth, rock, and other material to uncover a tabular, lens-shaped, or layered mineral reserve.



User: What is drift mining?

Weegy: Drift mining is a process of accessing precious geological material, like coal, by cutting into the side of the earth, rather than tunneling directly downwards.
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Slope mining is a method of accessing valuable geological material, such as coal or ore.

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