Plateau grasslands threatened by stone mining

Updated: 2011-05-18 13:46


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Plateau grasslands threatened by stone mining

The grassland with an only 10-centimeters-thick surface layer of wet soil suffers serious damages from the stone mining on the top of Maxian Mountian, Northwest China's Gansu province. [Photo/Asianewsphoto]


Plateau grasslands threatened by stone mining
Huge stone pits are left on the top of the Maxian Mountain, Northwest China's Gansu province. [Photo/Asianewsphoto]


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