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South Africa, Republic oflocked

  • David K. Rycroft,
  • Angela Impey,
  • Gregory F. Barz,
  • John Blacking,
  • Jaco Kruger,
  • C.T.D. Marivate,
  • Caroline Mears,
  • James May
  •  and David Coplan


Country in Southern Africa. With an area of 1,224,691 km², it occupies the southernmost tip of the continent, bordered by Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe to the north and by Swaziland and Mozambique to the north-east ( fig.1). Lesotho is an independent enclave in the mountains in the east of the country. In the north-west is the vast Kalahani desert, where most of the remaining Bushmen (San) peoples (...

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