Cappadocia: gold prospecting, Canadian Centerra mine ….

Cappadocia, which is on the UNESCO world heritage list after Mount Ida, has also been granted a gold exploration license for!
Cappadocia

23 January 2021 08:38

After Kazdaglari of Canakkale Turkey’s most important historical and touristic region of Cappadocia he was faced with the threat of gold. The Canadian Centerra mining company has officially received a license from the Ministry of Energy’s General Directorate of Mineral and Petroleum Affairs to search for gold in an area of ​​1306 hectares.

Magnificient wooded areas that Canadians do not now sixth in Mount Ida UNESCO and one of Turkey’s most valuable tourist area located in the world heritage list, which was coveted in Cappadocia.

The Canadian Centerra mining company has officially obtained a license from the Ministry of Energy’s General Directorate of Mining and Petroleum Affairs to search for gold in a huge area covering a total of 1,306 hectares in Özkonak and Göynük villages in the Avanos district of Nevşehir. Local people became aware of the gold mine when the company started drilling. Tens of thousands of appeal petitions were collected while the case was filed for the suspension of the mine.
Kızılırmak is also in danger

According to the news of Erdoğan Süzer from Sözcü newspaper; People who are concerned about cyanide have also complained to the Presidency. However, the Presidency stated that the gold mine, which threatens the Kızılırmak water as well as Cappadocia, is not located within the borders of Cappadocia.

It was stated that the license area of ​​the gold mine, which caused unrest in the Cappadocia region, covers a total area of ​​1,306 hectares, one of which is 900 hectares and the other 406 hectares, located within the borders of Özkonak Town and Göynük Village.

The historical and cultural heritage area, right on the border of the Cappadocia area, 400 meters from the world-famous underground city and only 150 meters from the Belha Monastery from the 4th century, is also the border of the area where the tombs of the first 12 Turkish beys to Anatolia are located. was expressed.

Cappadocia, which hosts tourists from all over the world, faces the risk of gold mine and cyanide

https://t24.com.tr/haber/kazdaglari-ndan-sonra-unesco-dunya-mirasi-listında-yer-alan-kapadokya-ya-icin-de-altin-arama-ruhsati-verildi,928369

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