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Title: Report to the Minister of Environment Affairs on an environmental impact assessment of a proposed emergency landing facility on Marion Island - 1987
Authors: Heymann, G
Huntley, BJ
Condy, PR
van der Westhuysen, OA
Erasmus, T
Liebenberg, AC
Retief, GDF
Keywords: SANSP
Aircraft
Ecology
Marion islands
Runways
Issue Date: 1987
Publisher: National Scientific Programmes Unit: CSIR
Citation: Heymann et al (Editors). 1987. Report to the Minister of Environment Affairs on an environmental impact assessment of a proposed emergency landing facility on Marion Island - 1987. National Scientific Programmes Unit: CSIR, SANSP Report 140, 1987, pp 221
Series/Report no.: CSIR
Abstract: The report contains background on the Prince Edward Islands, the status of environmental protection on them and a description of the proposed emergency landing strip. The viability of this proposed facility is assessed, the environmental components of the Islands, with emphasis on the area of Marion Island which would be most seriously influenced, are described in some detail and mitigating measures discussed. The report concludes that the facility should not be constructed and so recommends. This recommendation was formally accepted by the Minister of Environment Affairs in May 1987.
Description: Cover Photograph: Fjaeldmark vegetation on a grey lava moraine at the western end of the proposed emergency landing strip. The three scoria fissure cones, known as Tom, Dick and Harry lie to the north-west of the runway. Junior’s kop in the background
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10204/2400
ISBN: 07988 4114 1
Appears in Collections:South African national scientific programmes
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