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How is limestone obtained?
It is quarried from the ground.
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Where does much of the limestone taken after it is quarried up?
Cement factories.
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What are used to dislodge limestone from the rock face?
Explosive charges.
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Name three advantages of quarrying limestone.
A lot of money can be made from giving limestone to different industries. A lot more business for the local economy. More jobs.
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Name three disadgantages of quarrying limestone.
Dust and noise pollution. More traffic. Habitat destruction.
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Where does much of the limestone taken after it is quarried up?

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Cement factories.

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What are used to dislodge limestone from the rock face?

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Name three advantages of quarrying limestone.

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Name three disadgantages of quarrying limestone.

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