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The archaeology of the Drakensberg region of Natal

A. R. Willcox

The archaeology of the Drakensberg region of Natal

by A. R. Willcox

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Published by National Town and Regional Planning Commission in Pietermaritzburg .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Bantu-speaking peoples,
  • KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa),
  • South Africa
    • Subjects:
    • San (African people) -- Antiquities.,
    • Bantu-speaking peoples -- Antiquities.,
    • KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa) -- Antiquities.,
    • South Africa -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementA. R. Willcox.
      SeriesNatal town and regional planning reports ; v. 30, Natal town and regional planning reports ;, v. 30.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC517.N3 A44 vol. 30, DT872 A44 vol. 30
      The Physical Object
      Pagination29, [1] p. :
      Number of Pages29
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4614049M
      ISBN 100909232040
      LC Control Number77378003
      OCLC/WorldCa3750411

      At the foothills of the Drakensberg mountains are Natal Midlands, which offer scenic beauty, rolling grasslands and an addictively sedate pace. Covering an area between the Pietermaritzburg, Estcourt and Greytown, the region has a varied past, from the Zulu kingdom . The Northern Drakensberg region is one of the most popular tourist destinations within the range as it includes the highest reaches of the mountains. The region includes the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park (a World Heritage Site), which encompasses the Golden Gate National Park and the Royal Natal .

        Clancey was a prodigious publisher of papers and books including “Birds of Natal and Zululand”, all lavishly illustrated with his excellent and distinctive bird paintings. Drakensberg Siskin is a localized species of the highest ranges of the Drakensberg Mountains where it was described and named after Roden Symonds. Image by Adam Riley.   The book has come out of the Maloti Drakensberg Transfrontier Project which itself grew out of the Giant’s Castle Declaration, signed 10 years ago by the governments of the two countries, looking for ways in which they could work together to safeguard the beautiful mountain region from a conservation and development point of view.

      Clivia Hill is situated on Bell Park Dam in the Central Drakensberg region of KwaZulu-Natal and offers self-catering or bed and breakfast accommodation in a tranquil and scenically beautiful setting. The thatched guest cottage, which comfortably sleeps six adults, comprises a living area with open-plan kitchen and three double bedrooms, each with its own bath- or shower room adjacent or en. Drakensberg Ukhahlamba. The beauty of the Drakensberg Mountains is our reason for publishing "DRAKENSBERG Ukhhlamba". Order the this coffee table Drakensberg book now or download a digital copy to see just how rewarding owning a copy of our book will be. A dedication to all those who love the beauty, glory and splendour of the mountains.


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