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  • MAFEKING, a town in the British Bechuanaland division of the Cape, 870 m.

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  • Mafeking is thus an important trading and distributing centre for Bechuanaland and the western Transvaal.

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  • Mafeking was originally the headquarters of the Barolong tribe of Bechuana and is still their largest station, the native location (pop. 2860) being about a mile distant from the town.

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  • north of Mafeking, that Dr Jameson started, on the 29th of December 1895, on his raid into the Transvaal.

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  • On the outbreak of the Anglo-Boer war in 1899 Mafeking was invested by a Boer force.

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  • In September 1904 Lord Roberts unveiled at Mafeking an obelisk bearing the names of those who fell in defence of the town.

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  • Baden-Powell's Sketches in Mafeking and East Africa (1907) and Lady Sarah Wilson's South African Memories (1909) deal largely with the siege of Mafeking.

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  • of Mafeking.

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  • Following the relief of Mafeking, 17th of May 1900, Zeerust was occupied by the British under General R.

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  • The northern edge of the plateau follows an irregular line from somewhat north of Mafeking on the west to the Mauchberg on the east.

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  • In places, as between Mafeking and Johannesburg, the descent is in terracelike steps, each step marked by a line of hills; in other places there is a gradual slope and elsewhere the descent is abrupt, with outlying hills and deep well-wooded valleys.

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  • On the following day the Boer attack on an armoured train at Kraaipan, a railway station in Cape Colony south of Mafeking and close to the western frontier of the Transvaal, witnessed the first hostile shot of a bloody war, destined to plunge South Africa into strife for two years and a half.

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  • It opened with the investment of Mafeking by a Transvaal force under P. A.

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  • Pending the arrival of Lord Roberts and reinforcements, the situation in South Africa remained at a deadlock: the three besieged towns - Mafeking, Kimberley and Ladysmith - still held their own, but no headway was made by the relief columns; all they could do was to stand on the defensive.

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  • Plumer's Rhodesian levies from the north, on the 17th of May relieved Mafeking, where Colonel (Lieut.-General Sir) R.

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  • The object of this action was to push back the Boers from the neighbourhood of Pretoria, but no sooner was this done than the ncrth-western Transvaal became active, in spite of Hunter's and Baden-Powell's advance from Mafeking through this district.

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  • the part incorporated in Cape Colony, is Mafeking, near the headwaters of the Molopo river.

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  • Vryburg (pop., 1904, 2985), founded by Boer filibusters in 1882, and Taungs, are towns on the railway between Kimberley and Mafeking.

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  • North of Mafeking on the railway to Bulawayo are the small towns of Gaberones and Francistown.

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  • north-north-east of Mafeking, and took the place of the abandoned capital Palapye, which in its turn had succeeded Shoshong.

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  • There are gold-bearing quartz reefs at Madibi, near Mafeking, where mining began in 1906.

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  • Critics who have lived in London during the relief of Mafeking have blamed Beethoven for his realism.

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  • Chartered Y D J Accordingly some troops were brought from Rhodesia and stationed near Mafeking, a few miles from the Transvaal frontier.

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  • Mafeking (2713), in the extreme north of the colony near the Transvaal frontier, Taungs (2715) and Vryburg (2985) are in Bechuanaland.

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  • Gold is obtained from mines on the Madibi Reserve, near Mafeking - the outcrop extending about 30 m.

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  • to Mafeking (870 m.), Bulawayo (1360m.), the Victoria Falls on the Zambezi (1623 m.) and the Belgian Congo frontier, whilst a branch from Bulawayo runs via Salisbury to Beira,- 2037 m.

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  • At a later date he was accused of delay in forwarding artillery and rifles for the defence of Kimberley, Mafeking and other towns of the colony.

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  • The effect of this was entirely to cut off Mafeking, the northernmost town in Cape Colony, and it remained in a state of siege for over seven months.

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  • With the relief of Mafeking on the 17th of May, the Cape rebellion ended, and the colony was, at least for a time, delivered of the presence of hostile forces.

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  • MAFEKING, a town in the British Bechuanaland division of the Cape, 870 m.

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  • Mafeking is thus an important trading and distributing centre for Bechuanaland and the western Transvaal.

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  • Mafeking was originally the headquarters of the Barolong tribe of Bechuana and is still their largest station, the native location (pop. 2860) being about a mile distant from the town.

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  • north of Mafeking, that Dr Jameson started, on the 29th of December 1895, on his raid into the Transvaal.

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  • On the outbreak of the Anglo-Boer war in 1899 Mafeking was invested by a Boer force.

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  • In September 1904 Lord Roberts unveiled at Mafeking an obelisk bearing the names of those who fell in defence of the town.

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  • Baden-Powell's Sketches in Mafeking and East Africa (1907) and Lady Sarah Wilson's South African Memories (1909) deal largely with the siege of Mafeking.

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  • of Mafeking.

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  • Following the relief of Mafeking, 17th of May 1900, Zeerust was occupied by the British under General R.

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  • The northern edge of the plateau follows an irregular line from somewhat north of Mafeking on the west to the Mauchberg on the east.

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  • In places, as between Mafeking and Johannesburg, the descent is in terracelike steps, each step marked by a line of hills; in other places there is a gradual slope and elsewhere the descent is abrupt, with outlying hills and deep well-wooded valleys.

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  • On the following day the Boer attack on an armoured train at Kraaipan, a railway station in Cape Colony south of Mafeking and close to the western frontier of the Transvaal, witnessed the first hostile shot of a bloody war, destined to plunge South Africa into strife for two years and a half.

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  • It opened with the investment of Mafeking by a Transvaal force under P. A.

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  • Pending the arrival of Lord Roberts and reinforcements, the situation in South Africa remained at a deadlock: the three besieged towns - Mafeking, Kimberley and Ladysmith - still held their own, but no headway was made by the relief columns; all they could do was to stand on the defensive.

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  • Plumer's Rhodesian levies from the north, on the 17th of May relieved Mafeking, where Colonel (Lieut.-General Sir) R.

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  • The object of this action was to push back the Boers from the neighbourhood of Pretoria, but no sooner was this done than the ncrth-western Transvaal became active, in spite of Hunter's and Baden-Powell's advance from Mafeking through this district.

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  • the part incorporated in Cape Colony, is Mafeking, near the headwaters of the Molopo river.

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  • Vryburg (pop., 1904, 2985), founded by Boer filibusters in 1882, and Taungs, are towns on the railway between Kimberley and Mafeking.

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  • North of Mafeking on the railway to Bulawayo are the small towns of Gaberones and Francistown.

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  • north-north-east of Mafeking, and took the place of the abandoned capital Palapye, which in its turn had succeeded Shoshong.

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  • There are gold-bearing quartz reefs at Madibi, near Mafeking, where mining began in 1906.

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  • Critics who have lived in London during the relief of Mafeking have blamed Beethoven for his realism.

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  • Chartered Y D J Accordingly some troops were brought from Rhodesia and stationed near Mafeking, a few miles from the Transvaal frontier.

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  • Mafeking (2713), in the extreme north of the colony near the Transvaal frontier, Taungs (2715) and Vryburg (2985) are in Bechuanaland.

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  • Gold is obtained from mines on the Madibi Reserve, near Mafeking - the outcrop extending about 30 m.

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  • to Mafeking (870 m.), Bulawayo (1360m.), the Victoria Falls on the Zambezi (1623 m.) and the Belgian Congo frontier, whilst a branch from Bulawayo runs via Salisbury to Beira,- 2037 m.

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  • At a later date he was accused of delay in forwarding artillery and rifles for the defence of Kimberley, Mafeking and other towns of the colony.

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  • south of Mafeking, a train being derailed, and ammunition intended for Colonel Baden-Powell seized.

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  • The effect of this was entirely to cut off Mafeking, the northernmost town in Cape Colony, and it remained in a state of siege for over seven months.

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  • With the relief of Mafeking on the 17th of May, the Cape rebellion ended, and the colony was, at least for a time, delivered of the presence of hostile forces.

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