Status of Sand Mining in North America – A Review

International Journal of Geoinformatics and Geological Science
© 2016 by SSRG - IJGGS Journal
Volume 3 Issue 3
Year of Publication : 2016
Authors : Sankara Pitchaiah P
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Citation:
MLA Style:

Sankara Pitchaiah P, "Status of Sand Mining in North America – A Review" SSRG International Journal of Geoinformatics and Geological Science 3.3 (2016): 41-43.

APA Style:

Sankara Pitchaiah P,(2016). Status of Sand Mining in North America – A Review. SSRG International Journal of Geoinformatics and Geological Science 3(3), 41-43.

Abstract:

Sand is an essential material in construction industry. It is available throughout the world and from various environments. Excess exploitation of sand lead to so many environmental disasters in almost all the continents. The present paper reviewed the problems encountered in various cities of North America. It is found that sand mining has been effected Coastal, River dune, and lake environments. Tourism suffered in some parts of North America. The sand mining controlling measures shall be continued to check the effects of sand mining.

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Key Words:

Sand mining, North America, Environment impacts. Rivers, Beaches, Dunes, lakes