AUSTRALIA- Most recently, the issue of mining nearby Kimberley Horizontal Waterfalls appear again. It is feared will damage tourism in that area.
Kimberly Waterfalls in Australia is one of the greatest wonders in the world that occurs naturally. The water comes from the sea that flows through narrow slits inTalbotBay.
Recently, the Western Australian Government have established a special area as a quarry. The distance had already adjusted to not damage the area which is becoming one of the national parks in that country.
“This is an excellent decision, it means that the government pays special attention and recognizes this waterfall as one of the main tourist icon,” spokesman A Pew Environment Group said as reported by the SMH, Friday (07/12/2012). Although mining activities have long been banned, this waterfall is still a serious threat.
This place is a haven for the miners because of the content, such as copper, gold, silver and zinc.
At present, Kimberley Horizontal Waterfall was nominated Geoheritage Site list in that country.