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The Salt Range is a hill system in the Punjab region of India, deriving its name from its extensive deposits of rock-salt. The salt range contains the great mines of Mayo, Warcha and Kalabagh, which yield an inexhaustible supply of salt, and supply the wants of all Northern India. Coal of an inferior quality is also found. Punjab, 1903 Punjab Province, 1909 The Punjab (Meaning: Land of five Rivers) (also Panjab, Gurmukhi: ਪੰਜਾਬ, Devanagari: पंजाब, Shahmukhi: پنجاب) is a region straddling the border between India and Pakistan. ... Coal is a fossil fuel extracted from the ground either by underground mining, open-pit mining or strip mining. ...


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