Lebombo sentence example
- The Lebombo hills are flat topped but with a well-defined break on their seaward side.
- The lowest point is at Komati Poort, a gorge through the Lebombo hills only 476 ft.
- On their eastern (Zululand) side the slope of the Lebombo mountains is gentle, but on the west they fall abruptly to the plain.
- Rising in the high tablelands or on the slopes of the Drakensberg or Lebombo mountains the rivers in their upper courses have a great slope and a high velocity.
- The following are the chief rivers in part or in whole traversing the country: - The Pongola, in its lower course, flows through Tongaland, piercing the Lebombo Mts.Advertisement
- The Umgavuma which rises in Swaziland and also pierces the Lebombo, joins the Pongola about ten miles above its confluence with the Maputa.
- The Umkuzi which rises in the Vryheid district of Natal forces its way through the Lebombo Mts.
- Moreover, in many cases bishops have been sent to inaugurate new missions, as in the cases of the Universities' Mission to Central Africa, Lebombo, Corea and New Guinea; and the missionary jurisdictions so founded develop in time into dioceses.
- It is divided into the dioceses of Cape Town, Graham's Town, Maritzburg (Natal), Kaffraria, Bloemfontein, Pretoria, Zululand, Mashonaland and Lebombo.
- It lies between the Drakensberg and Lebombo Mountains and is separated from the Indian Ocean by low land varying in width from 30 to 50 m.Advertisement
- Nearly all the country below that elevation is unsuitable for colonization by whites, while the Limpopo flats and other low tracts, including the district between the Drakensberg and the Lebombo hills are extremely unhealthy, blackwater fever being endemic. In the low veld the shade temperature in summer rises to 113Ã‚° F., but the nights are generally cool, and down to 2000 ft.