Tag: ZA – Vredefort Dome

Six South African adventures to add to your bucket list right now; Cheryl Kahla; The South African

Seeing the world is great and all, but South Africa has no shortage when it comes to fun-filled adventures.

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SA’s 8 spectacular World Heritage Sites; Fourways Review

South Africa – Vredefort Dome

South Africa is home to eight of the world’s official heritage sites, as determined by Unesco’s World Heritage Committee. This includes four cultural, three natural and one mixed (cultural and natural) heritage sites.

Vredefort Dome, Free State

Some two billion years ago a meteorite hit Earth about 100 km southwest of Johannesburg, creating an enormous impact crater. This area, near the town of Vredefort in the Free State, is known as the Vredefort Dome. The crater, with a diameter of 190 km, is the largest, oldest and most deeply eroded astrobleme found on Earth.

iSimangaliso Wetland Park, KwaZulu-Natal

iSimangaliso Wetland Park (formerly the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park) features a variety of landforms, including coral reefs, long sandy beaches, coastal dunes, lake systems, swamps, and reed and papyrus wetland caused by fluvial, marine and aeolian processes.

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