To the junction of Mooi, Buffalo and Tugela rivers.
It lies north of the 1Iooi river, and its most general name is Mooi River Heights.
The largest and longest, the Tugela, with the Buffalo, Mooi, Klip and other tributaries is treated separately.
Ostriches do well in the dry, arid valleys of the Tugela and Mooi `rivers.
Jealous, however, of the preference shown by the Dutch farmers in Natal to another commandant (Gert Maritz), Potgieter speedily recrossed the Drakensberg, and in November 1838 he and his followers settled by the banks of the Mooi river, founding a town named Potchefstroom in honour of Potgieter.
Among other Dutch words frequently used in place-names may be instanced: rhenoster (rhinoceros) olifant (elephant), mooi (pretty), modder (mud), klip (cliff), berg (mountain), burg or stad (town), zwart (black), klein (little), groote (great), breede (broad), nieuw (new), zuur (sour), bokke (buck).