Conservation & Land Reclamation on the Urban Fringe With Special Referene to the Jeddah Area, Saudi Arabia

Edmund Waller
1989 Journal of King Abdulaziz University-Engineering Sciences  
The large cities of Saudi Arabia have been expanding at a prodigious rate, and this has caused problems to the urban fringe areas. Although the town centers are now kept very c1ean,'the areas adjoining the built up spaces suffer from dumping of unwanted fill or general rubbish whilst the mountains and wadis are quarried for building materials and topsoil leaving scars on the landscape. 65
doi:10.4197/eng.1-1.6 fatcat:2wopogoigncphbhlay3naot3bm