The ABC of Kruger

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Re: The ABC of Kruger

Post by Richprins » Tue Aug 13, 2019 1:18 pm

Kruger Gate




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Re: The ABC of Kruger

Post by Alf » Tue Aug 13, 2019 1:32 pm

Klopperfontein Dam

This dam is located on the S61 close to Punda Maria rest camp.

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Re: The ABC of Kruger

Post by Lisbeth » Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:00 pm

Kwaggaspan Pan (Kwagga is Afrikaans for zebra)

In 1976, this borehole was sunk and named by Mr Jim Meiring.

On the H3. Going north just before the S112 turn-off.

This area was used as a campsite by Carolus Trichardt, who was commisioned to build a road between Pretoriuskop and Delagoa Bay, which served as a trade route.

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Re: The ABC of Kruger

Post by Richprins » Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:43 am

Kremetart Windmill

Long-defunct windmill just north of Klopperfontein. Saw my first and only Knysna Parrot there!

Kremetart is Afrikaans for baobab.
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Re: The ABC of Kruger

Post by Richprins » Wed Aug 14, 2019 8:19 am

Komapiti

Long-defunct waterhole on the H2-2 Voortrekker road.

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Re: The ABC of Kruger

Post by Richprins » Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:04 am

Kruger Tablets



Memorial plaque along the Tshokwane - Skukuza tar road commemorating Paul Kruger, one of the founders of the Park.

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There is some debate as to whether one can get out there or not! lol

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Re: The ABC of Kruger

Post by Lisbeth » Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:35 am

Klein-Nshawu Waterhole

Close to the Letaba/Mopani road (H1-6) 4 km before the turnoff to the H14, going north.

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Re: The ABC of Kruger

Post by Richprins » Tue Aug 20, 2019 8:36 am

Klein Letaba

The "small" Letaba is actually one of the Park's biggest seasonal rivers and forms the Western boundary for 30km or so in a very remote part of SA north of Phalaborwa.

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It enters Kruger at the top red circle and joins the Big Letaba at Mahlangeni Ranger's Post at the bottom.
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Re: The ABC of Kruger

Post by Richprins » Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:41 am

Kaleka


Hill and stream a few km south of Mopani Camp.

Kaleka, Tsale and Ngodzi are three prominent hills that clearly dominate the landscape there!

Origin: Tsonga

Meaning: From the word khaleka, meaning 'to have a desire for something'.

This is the smallest of the three hills to the west of the Tsende and is situated slightly further south. The Kaleka spruit, originating between the Kaleka and Tsale Hills and flowing eastwards into the Tsende, is named after this hill.


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Re: The ABC of Kruger

Post by Lisbeth » Wed Aug 21, 2019 12:56 pm

Khandzalive Hill

The highest point of the Kruger National Park (840 m), in the southwestern corner near Berg-en-dal Camp.

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