Impacts from Sand Mining: : Impacts from Sand Mining: Sand mining and gravel mining creates large pits and fissures in the earth's surface. At times, mining can extend so deeply that it affects ground water, springs, underground wells, and the water table. Sand mining .
Effects of Limestone Mining on Deforestation and Land . characteristics of the respondents, plant species affected by limestone mining, effects of limestone mining on vegetation and land degradation, and types of restoration measures and their effectiveness in ameliorating environmental devastations caused by limestone mining.