Diaries

Vlakenberg

September 11, 1994, 9:00 pm

11 September 1994 [pgs]

party:JV, pgs

Goats did not arrive as they thought the weather was too bad. Joan and I went up Vlakenberg and had tea. The wind was very strong in places, and as the cloud blew over the Nek, they they highlighted the wind patterns swirling around the koppie. There appe...

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Split Kop

August 28, 1994, 9:00 pm

28 August 1994 [pgs]

party:JV, pgs

Joan and I met at Silvermine at 11h00, and quickly made our way to Split Kop via the gravel road, before cutting across once opposite the koppie. I found the survey book where I thought I had left it. We went to the north west side of the koppie to escape the...

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Rooi Afrikaaner Ridge

August 27, 1994, 9:00 pm

27 August 1994 [pgs]

party:ANH, JV, pgs

A follow up to last weeks trip. We left Silvermine at 10h00 and walked up to Rooi Afrikaaner Ridge. We investigated the cliff above the big bend in Ou Kaap se weg, but found nothing. After coffee, and the first of many, many rolls and rusks, ANH went to...

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Meyers Memorial

August 20, 1994, 9:00 pm

20 August 1994 [pgs]

party:ANH, pgs

Parked at Silvermine and walked around the front of Wolfkop and onto Rooi Afrikaner Ridge. Opposite Joles Cave, we found a cave. The entrance is formed by a low open chamber, with access from the front of the ridge, and a slot at the back. A passage leading...

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Table Mountain

August 14, 1994, 9:00 pm

14 August 1994 [pgs]

party:JV, pgs

Went up Orange Kloof to Slangolie. Explored the Orange Kloof side of Slangolie. Had coffee, and more coffee, and lunch in Tranquility Cracks. Collected some Podocarpus latifolius seeds. Saw a group of 5 Ground woodpeckers. Went across the dam and up Ash Va...

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