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AERIAL CABLEWAY

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An overhead conveyor system for carrying containers.

Related Terms

Term Note
EXTRACTIVE PIT Surface workings, including shallow shafts, lode workings, open-pit methods and quarrying including some mines of stone, clays, compounds etc. See also MINERAL EXTRACTION SITE.
MINE An excavation made in the earth for the purpose of digging out metallic ores, coal, salt, precious stones and other minerals. Use specific term where known.

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