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How is coal transported fact sheet

Year Level(s) Years 3-6 Years 7-10 Years 11-12
Subject Area(s) Geography Maths Science SOSE Earth & Environmental Science
Topic(s) Coal & Low Emission Technology
Resource Type Fact Sheet
Publish Date 1st Feb 2010

After coal has been mined and processed the coal is transported to its customers. This fact sheet discusses the ways in which the coal is transported and provides statistics about exports and export destinations.

Educational value statement

  • Includes graphs on tonnage, destination and types of coal exported in 2008 and 2009.
  • Can be downloaded as a PDF or MS Word file.

Key learning objectives

  • Students describe how coal is transported locally and for export.


  • Geographical knowledge and understanding
  • Statistics and probability: Data representation and interpretation

Australian Curriculum content statements (explicit)

Mathematics: ACMSP070

Transport of coal fact sheet - word version

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