Artificial lagoon on an old restored quarry in the Green Corridor of Guadiamar, near the Doñana National Park
by Antonio Jordán, University of Seville, Sevilla, Spain
The Aznalcóllar disaster was an ecological disaster, produced by a dumping of toxic sludge in the Doñana National and Natural Park, in Andalusia (Spain), on April 25th , 1998, caused by the rupture of the Aznalcóllar Mining Raft, owned from the Swedish company Boliden.
Currently, researchers from the Spanish Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) and other institutions are conducting studies on the recovery of the affected areas.
Taken on 23
Submitted on 23 July 2019
Credit: Antonio Jordán (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu)
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