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A Guide to the Drakensberg

Field / Identification GuideWildlife GuideGeology GuideOut of Print

By: August Sycholt

200 pages, 400 Col Photos

New Holland Publishers

Paperback | Jan 2003 | #137198 | ISBN: 1868725936
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Presents the many faces of South Africa's mighty eastern escarpment. Describes the Drakensberg's pristine wilderness areas and its rich wildlife heritage, its historical significance and fascinating geological make-up. Also includes travel information: maps; lists of walks and hikes in the main reserves, recommended routes and sites, and accommodation.

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Photographer/writer and documentary filmmaker August Sycholt has made wildlife and southern Africa his focus of attention. With his wife Hannelore, he left his native Germany to settle in Johannesburg. Initially chief photographer for the Republican magazine group, he is now a freelancer and has travelled extensively, and produced several books on nature and ecotourism in the region.

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