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Describe the threat to the beauty of the Taj Mahal.

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Acid rain is a major threat to the beauty of the Taj Mahal. When acid rains fall on the monument (that is completely made of marble), they react with marble to form a powder-like substance that is then washed away by the rain. This phenomenon is known as marble cancer. Also, the soot particles emitted from the Mathura oil refinery located near Agra is leading to the yellowing of the marble.

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 NCERT Solution for Science Textbook For Class 8 (2013 to Current)
Chapter 18: Pollution of Air and Water
Q: 10 | Page no. 251
Solution Describe the Threat to the Beauty of the Taj Mahal. Concept: Case Study : the Taj Mahal.
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