Course: Science Subtest I
Lesson: Earth's Resources
Topic: Fossil Fuels III: Coal      Page 9 of 18  

The distribution of coal reserves

The distribution of coal reserves is quite different from the distribution of oil and gas reserves. As these charts show, The Asia Pacific region (with China, India, and Australia in the lead) and North America are well-endowed.


Distribution of coal, oil, and gas by region worldwide. Source: The Wolf at the Door