Clinker Coal

Image shows a sample of clinker on a rock background

Detailed Description

Clinker coal is the result of a seam of coal catching fire and burning so hot that it baked surrounding rock layers into brick-like formations. Some of the most famous clinker formations in the United States can be seen at the Theodore Roosevel National Park in North Dakota. Read more about our coal research here: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/cersc/science/us-coal-resources-and-reserves-assessment

Details

Image Dimensions: 3008 x 2000

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Location Taken: Reston, VA, US