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All Mine Disasters in the United States
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View the Mine Disaster CalendarAll Mine Disasters in the Year 1972   (Display in Fatality Order)

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Date Mine Name Location Industry Disaster Cause Killed
12/16/1972 Itmann No. 3 View the planets for this day Itmann, WV Coal Explosion 5  
07/22/1972 Blacksville No. 1 View the planets for this day Blacksville, WV Coal Fire 9  
05/02/1972 Sunshine View the planets for this day Kellogg, ID MNM Fire 91  
03/21/1972 Homestake View the planets for this day Lead, SD MNM Ground Fall 3  
02/26/1972 Buffalo Creek View the planets for this day Saunders, WV Coal Dam Failure 125  
 
 
 

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