State of Conservation (SOC)
Fossil Hominid Sites of South Africa (2013)
Other Threats: Acid mine drainage
Document Source: WHC-13/37.COM/7B.Add
Threats*:Ground water pollution Mining Surface water pollution
Vredefort Dome (2013)
Document Source: WHC-13/37.COM/7B
Threats*:Deliberate destruction of heritage Illegal activities Management systems/ management plan Surface water pollution
The threats indicated are listed in alphabetical order; their order does not constitute a classification according to the importance of their impact on the property.
Furthermore, they are presented irrespective of the type of threat faced by the property, i.e. with specific and proven imminent danger (“ascertained danger”) or with threats which could have deleterious effects on the property’s Outstanding Universal Value (“potential danger”).