Historical Development of a One-Industry Town: Thetford Mines


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Geography: Historical development of a one-industry town (Thetford Mines)
This paper explores the historical development of a one-industry mining town; the town in question is Thetford Mines, Quebec, and its predominant industry was mining. The essay shall explore the characteristics of the community and shall look at the experiences of such communities. Naturally, as this is a geography course, some consideration will be given to the geographical factors that are at play when looking at Thetford Mines over the years. As we look at the situation, it is evident that Thetford was hugely dependent upon asbestos – even as it endangered lives. As well, the history of Thetford Mines evidently revolves around the history of the mines and no one...
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