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Published by Simon"s Town Historical Society, Thorold"s Africana Books [distributor in Simon"s Town, Johannesburg .
Written in English



  • False Bay (Western Cape, South Africa)


  • False Bay (Western Cape, South Africa) -- History.

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Statementby A.E. Bekker.
LC ClassificationsDT2405.F35 B45 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 182 p. :
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1775257M
ISBN 100620153830
LC Control Number92129946

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In the British took over control of the Cape colony from the VOC as bounty during the Napoleonic wars of (The French occupying the Dutch territories in Europe from ). In about the "bastards" first moved north of the Orange River and settled at a place they called Hardcastle because of its backdrop of large rocky walls. The False Bay Region, Cape Town. For those who visit this effortless coast that stretches in a glorious arc all the way from Hangklip, close to Pringle Bay, through to Cape Point on the peninsula, there are unlimited opportunities for safe swimming and dramatic beauty that incorporates white, sandy beaches, beautiful valleys and sweeping vistas.. For many, the False Bay coastline is preferable.   Mission Bay, called “False Bay” by Spanish explorers, was a shallow inlet and wildlife refuge before the city began transforming it in the s into a 4,acre aquatic wonderland. Great deals on Antiquarian & Collectible Books. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Free shipping on many items!