Kenyir Geopark: Protecting a geological wonder

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  • Sunday, 26 Oct 2014

Caves in Kenyir Lake have been found to contain fossils of ancient marine animals.

Work has started to make Kenyir Lake recognised by Unesco as a globally important geological site.

KENYIR Lake may be man-made – it took shape when a river was dammed for the construction of a hydroelectric power station in the early 1980s, submerging 38,000ha of forest – but scientists believe it has what it takes to warrant consideration as a geological site of global importance.

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