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MPSA Podcasts

The Mbashe River Pass - a major gravel pass packed with amazing scenery and landmarks like Collywobbles and its vulture colony and the access road to Mveso village, birthplace of Nelson Mandela in 1918.

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Karelskraal Pass, Northern Cape and a focus on the village of Merweville.

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Talk on the Eccas Pass north of Grahamstown built by Andrew Geddes Bain and his impact on South African geology and engineering.

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The story of Sir David Pieter De Villiers-Graaff and his influence on Villiersdorp and our featured pass, the Rusty Gate Pass.

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Mountain Passes South Africa

Mountain Passes South Africa is a website dedicated to the research, documentation, photographing and filming of the mountain passes of South Africa.
 

Passes are classified according to provinces and feature a text description, Fact File including GPS data, a fully interactive dual-view map and a narrated YouTube video.
 

Master Orientation Map

Master Orientation Map We are as passionate about maps as we are about mountain passes. A good map is a thing of beauty that can transport you into the mists of time or get your sense of adventure churning. It is a place to make discoveries about deserts and seas, mountains and lakes; of roads leading into places you have not been before; a place to pore over holiday destinations or weekend camping trips. A map is your window to the world.

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