Kouga Baviaans History

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    Hankey Sundial
    • Baviaanskloof
    The biggest sundial in Africa and the Southern Hemisphere is located just outside of Hankey. It was completed 1989, has a diameter of 34.6m and the gnomon is 18m high, and weighs one ton.
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    Phillips Tunnel
    • Baviaanskloof
    The Phillips Tunnel is the oldest irrigation tunnel in South Africa. Construction on the tunnel started in 1843 by William Phillip with the help of Khoi labourers and in just more than a year they completed the 228 meter tunnel...
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    Sarah Baartman
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    Very little is known about the early years of this Khoekhoe girl. She was born around 1789 in the Eastern Cape, somewhere in the vicinity of the Gamtoos river. By 1806 she had moved to the Western Cape and stayed in rural...
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    Seal Point lighthouse continues to watch over the coast and has done for almost 123 years resulting in fewer shipwrecks. Enjoy a guided tour through this sentinel of the sea.
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    The old Gamtoos River bridge was opened in 1895 and replaced the pont that was used to cross the Gamtoos River since the mid 1800's.
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