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Central Plateau, Yaren

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A visit to Central Plateau provides a look at how overmining can devastate the land and damage natural scenery. From the plateau, 71 m (233 ft) above sea level, you can observe the surrounding cliffs and the coastline flanked by tall palm trees. Arrange your visit to Central Plateau and discover more family-friendly attractions in Yaren using our Yaren trip planner.
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  • Essential visit if you want to understand past and present of Nauru. Make sure to also visit the phosphate lines with a local that explain you what it is that you are looking at.  more »
  • There are paths and walking tracks but be careful of the coral pinacles they are sharp. The road though the middle of the island will be a mix of old mine workings new stuff and discarded sites and.....  more »
  • An interesting example of man's interference with nature by the moonscape appearance of the phosphate mining on a small island. A stark reminder that we must be careful in intervening with fragile...  more »

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