Chapter 7 Vocab
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A method for harvesting trees that cuts down all trees regardless of age or species.
A technique that allows wells to be drilled at an angle or along a curve to reach oil or gas.
A method used to reach a mineral vein that comes to the surface at some point.
A machining operation that produces a straight, round hole in a work piece.
A resource whose supply is finite, it can be used up and no more of the resource will be available.
A method that collects a growing resource.
The process of digging resources out of the earth.
A type of mining used when the resource is close to the surface.
Natural resources found on or in the earth or seas,manufacturing starts with raw materials.
Biological materials that can be grown to replace the materials we use.
Seed Tree Cutting
All trees in an area, except for four or five large ones, are cut.
A harvesting technique in that mature trees are selected and cut.
Mining method used for deeply buried mineral deposits.
A method used for a shallow mineral deposit.
Ground up coal that is mixed with water for pipeline transport.
A mining method that uses digging tunnels to reach the material.
The most common type of drilling; the result is a hole that runs straight up and down.
The method used to move fallen trees a central point for transport to a sawill.