Caledon sentence example

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  • From the inner sides of that mountain descend the Caledon and the Senku, whilst from its seaward face the Tugela flows through Natal to the Indian Ocean.
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  • The Caledon runs north of the Maluti, the Senku south of that range.
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  • The Caledon also, sweeping southward, unites with the Orange beyond the frontiers of Basutoland.
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  • The majority live in the district between the Maluti mountains and the Caledon river.
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  • The seat of government is Maseru, on the left bank of the Caledon, with a population of about ¶000 including some loo Europeans.
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  • The richest tract of land is that between the Maluti mountains and the Caledon river.
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  • Highroads, maintained by the government, traverse every part of the country, and bridges have been built across the Caledon.
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  • This treaty defined the boundary between the Free State and Basutoland, whereby the fertile strip of country west of the Caledon river, known as the Conquered Territory, was finally transferred to the Free State, and the remainder of Basutoland was recognized as a portion of the British dominions.
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  • Forty miles lower down the Orange is joined by the first of its large tributaries, the Caledon (230 m.), which, rising on the western side of the Mont aux Sources, flows, first west and then south, through a broad and fertile valley north of the Maluti Mountains.
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  • It is pleasantly situated on the left bank of the Caledon river, 90 m.
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  • The whole country forms part of the drainage basin of the Orange river, its streams, with insignificant exceptions, being tributaries of the Vaal or Caledon affluents of that river.
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  • The watershed between the Vaal and Caledon is formed by chains of hills, which, leaving the main range of the Drakensberg at Mont aux Sources, sweep in semicircles west and south.
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  • Three-fourths of the country lies north of these hills and is typical veld; the valley of the Caledon, sheltered eastward by the Maluti Mountains in Basutoland, is well watered and extremely fertile.
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  • The Caledon, from its source in Mont aux Sources to Jammerberg Drift near Wepener, forms the boundary of the province, the southern bank being in Basutoland; below Wepener the land on both sides of the Caledon is in the province.
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  • Here, between the Caledon and the Orange, is the fertile district of Rouxville.
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  • Except the Caledon, Vaal and Orange, they are dry or nearly dry for three or four months in the year, but in the rainy season they are often raging torrents.
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  • Another branch from the same line crosses the Caledon to Maseru, Basutoland.
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  • The " Conquered Territory," that is the valley of the Caledon, is the most fertile region and is styled the granary of South Africa.
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  • Meantime a new power had arisen along the upper Orange and in the valley of the Caledon.
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  • It lies at an altitude of nearly 6000 ft., and is well watered by the Caledon and its tributaries.
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  • The town is situated near the north bank of the Caledon river and is the capital of one of the finest agricultural and stockraising regions of the province.
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  • Of the other towns Somerset West (2613), Somerset West Strand (3059), Stellenbosch (4969), Paarl (11,293), Wellington (4881), Ceres (2410), Malmesbury (3811), Caledon (3508), Worcester (7885), Robertson (3244) and Swellendam (2406) are named in the order of proximity to Cape Town, from which Swellendam is distant 134 m.
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  • The country lying to the north of the Orange river and west of the Caledon, formerly a part of Basutoland, was ceded to the Free State (see Basutoland).
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