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Asbestos

Asbestos (ăsbĕsˈtəs, äzˌbĕstōsˈ) [key], town (1991 pop. 6,487), SE Que., Canada. Asbestos is mined in the area. Other manufactures include wood products and electrical equipment.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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