Exposing Pliocene Lignite Bed Near a BEN Village

Image: Exposing Pliocene Lignite Bed Near a BEN Village

Detailed Description

Nikola Pavlovic, a kidney specialist and a USGS collaborator on Balkan endemic nephropathy (BEN) studies from Serbia, is shown exposing a small Pliocene lignite bed near a BEN village in the Vratza area of Bulgaria. The Pliocene lignite seams vary greatly in size and extent. BEN villages are always close to these Pliocene lignite deposits.

Details

Image Dimensions: 1200 x 791

Location Taken: BG