In addition to the ancient Archeological remains, the site has also an outstanding natural landscape with torrential River Tungabhadra traversing the site and dividing it into two geographical units. The southern part is in Hospet taluka and northern part is in Gangavathi taluka. The entire site has an excelent and beautiful natural feature like historic Kamalapur tank, Allikere and irrigation canals like Turtha, Basava, Raya, Kalaghatta and Anegondi canals, rocky hillocks with and valley's islands and rich agricultural lands. It is this outstanding natural feature which is responsible for having the status of the 'World Heritage Site'. Therefore, it is equally essential to preserve and protect these natural areas along with monuments. Here an attempt is being made to identify certain environmentally and historically important natural areas and village wise identification and listing of the various natural areas is done.