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  Cape Colony - LoveToKnow 1911
Cape Point (Cape of Good Hope) stands 840 ft. above the sea; Cape Agulhas 455 ft. Farther on the green-clad sides of the Uiteniquas Mountains are plainly visible from the sea, and as the traveller by boat proceeds eastward, stretches of forest are seen and numbers of mountain streams carrying their waters to the ocean.
Indwe (2608) is the centre of the coalmining region in the east of the colony.
Cape Colony entered the Union as an original province, being represented in the Union parliament by eight members in the Senate and fifty-one in the House of Assembly.
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 Britain.tv Wikipedia - History of the Cape Colony   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The Colony began properly in 1671 the first purchase of land from the Khoikhoi (called "Hottentots"?title=by the settlers) beyond the original limits of the fort built by van Riebeeck.
The Cape colonists gradually acquired all of the land of the Khoikhoi to the north and east of their base at Cape Town.
In February 1803, as a result of the Peace of Amiens, the colony came under the control of the Batavian Republic, which introduced many needed reforms, as had the British during their eight years' rule, as one of General Craig's first acts had been the abolition of torture in the administration of justice.
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 Armoria patriæ - Cape Colony
However, the Governor of the Cape, Sir Henry Barkly, was unwilling to allow modifications to the Union Jack and its related flags.
This colony was annexed to the Cape Colony in 1866.
During 1909 the Cape Colony participated in what was called the National Convention – talks with the Natal, Transvaal and Orange River colonies (with observers from Rhodesia in attendance) with a view to forming a federation or union.
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 Cape Colony - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Cape Colony of the future South Africa was established by the Dutch East India Company (not by the Netherlands, as is often mistakenly presumed) in 1652, with the founding of Cape Town.
The title of the founder of the Cape Colony, Jan van Riebeeck, was "Commander of the Cape", a position which he held from 1652 to 1662.
Recession and its aftermath: The Cape Colony in the eighteen eighties.
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 Cape Colony
The Cape Colony was a part of South Africa under British occupation during the 19th century.
The history of the Cape Colony starts in 1652 with the founding of Cape Town by Dutch commander Jan van Riebeeck.
It was conquered by Britain in 1802, by becoming a British colony on January 8, 1806 and remained under British rule until the formation of the Union of South Africa, when it became known as the Cape Province.
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 Cape Colony (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Map of European presence in 1652 The Cape Colony was a part of South Africa under British occupation during the 19th century.
In 1806, the Cape, now nominally controlled by the Batavian Republic, was occupied again by the British in the Battle of Blauberg in order to keep Napoleon out of the Cape, and to control the Far East trade routes.
Cape Colony remained under British rule until the formation of the Union of South Africa in 1910, when it became the Cape of Good Hope Province, better known as the Cape Province.
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 History of Cape Colony from 1870 to 1899 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The representative government in Cape Colony was replaced in 1872 by "responsible government", ie self-government, and the new parliament in Cape Town resented the manner in which Lord Carnarvon presented his suggestions.
In accordance with the law of the colony, the court held that the eldest son of a native was his heir.
The Cape government had advanced the sum of £600,000 to the Netherlands railway and the Transvaal government conjointly for the purposes of extending the railway from the Vaal River to Johannesburg.
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 Cape Colony   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The History of Cape Colony started in 1652 with the founding of Cape Town by the Dutch commander Jan van Riebeeck working for the Dutch East India Company also known as Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie (VOC).
In 1806 the Cape now nominally controlled by Batavian Republic was occupied again by the British the Battle of Blauberg to keep Napoleon out of the Cape and to the Far East trade routes.
Cape Colony remained under British rule the formation of the Union of South Africa in 1910 when it became the of Good Hope Province (better known as Cape Province).
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 Cape of Good Hope (Colony - 1910)
A flag of the Governor of the Cape of Good Hope was taken into use on 12 May 1875, on the occasion of the laying of a foundation stone of the House of Parliament in Cape Town.
The Cape Colonial Blue Ensign was used until the Union of South Africa came into being on 31 May 1910 when the Cape Colony became the Cape Province.
The Cape Province was divided into the Western Cape, Eastern Cape and Northern Cape provinces on 27 April 1994.
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 CAPE COLONY (officiall... - Online Information article about CAPE COLONY (officiall...
Only the southern slopes of the range are in Cape Colony, the highest peaks—over 10,000 ft.—being in Basutoland and Natal.
That part of the inner tableland of South Africa- which is in the colony has an average elevation of 3000 ft., being higher in the eastern than in the western districts.
The western coast-lands and the Little Karroo have a rainfall of from ro to 20 in.; the Cape peninsula by exception having an average yearly rainfall of 40 in.
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 History of Cape Colony from 1806 to 1870 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
After a battle in January 1806 on the shores of Table Bay, the Dutch garrison of Cape Castle surrendered to the British under Sir David Baird, and in 1814 the colony was ceded outright by the Netherlands to the British crown.
At that time the colony extended to the mountains in front of the vast central plateau, then called "Bushmansland", and had an area of about 194,000 square kilometres and a population of some 60,000, of whom 27,000 were white, 17,000 free Khoikhoi (Hottentots), and the rest slaves.
A difficulty between the Cape Colony government and the Xhosa arose in 1817, the immediate cause of which was an attempt by the colonial authorities to enforce the restitution of some stolen cattle.
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 R. L. Watson, "'Prize Negroes' and the Development of Racial Attitudes in the Cape Colony, South Africa"
Cape Colony whites had long viewed Africans and Asians negatively, but whether these negative attitudes were based on cultural differences or on supposed biologically determined qualities is less clear.
Hudibras seems to view the colonial economy as essentially a humanitarian project, a key element of which was to raise "the colored race", a catch-all term for any dark-skinned person, to a higher level of "civilization." That many others at the Cape agreed with this view is, to put it mildly, unlikely.
Ebden's resolution proposed that Englishmen and their families be encouraged to emigrate to the Cape, and that the Cape government encourage this by selling public lands and devoting the proceeds to defraying their transportation expenses.
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It wasn't until 1870 that Henry Hill, an early Hawke's Bay naturalist, reported the existence of a gannet colony at the Cape and recorded the population as not exceeding 50.
Thus there is a notable gradation in nest size from large mounds at the centre of the colony, to the flat hollows of younger birds at the perimeter.
Cape Kidnappers Gannet Reserve is administered by the Napier office of the Department of Lands and Survey.
www.hb.co.nz /gannets/conservation.html   (3278 words)

  
 NamibWeb.com - The online guide to Namibia: Seal colony at Cape Cross
The main attraction for tourists at Cape Cross is the seal colony and an interesting history of this place.
Cape Cross did become an economic centre after all, because there were thousands of seals there, which were highly desired for their meat, fur and oil.
The seal colony at Cape Cross is the breeding place of the Cape fur seals, which are actually a species of sea lion.
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 Cape George Colony Club
Cape George is a private residential community located in Jefferson County, Washington State.
A 55 alive course will be offered at the Cape George Community Center on November 8 and 9 from 10:00am to 2:30pm.
In order to keep this reduction, the course must be repeated every two years, so if you have had the course, check your records to see if it’s time for a renewal.
www.capegeorge.org   (154 words)

  
 Cape Colony (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Map of European presence in 1652 The Cape Colony was a part of South Africa under British rule during the 19th century.
Dutch Portuguese Colonial HistoryDutch Portuguese Colonial History: history of the Portuguese and the Dutch in Sri Lanka (Ceylon), India, Malacca, Bengal, Formosa, South Africa, Brazil.
Category:Dutch colonies Category:British colonies Category:Special territories Category:History of South Africa af:Kaapkolonie de:Kapkolonie fr:Colonie du Cap nl:Kaapkolonie
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 Cape Colony — Infoplease.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Avian predation at penguin colonies on King George Island, Antarctica.
Cape colonial architecture, town planning, and the crafting of modern space in South Africa.
Diving behavior and foraging areas of the Neotropic Cormorant at a marine colony in Patagonia, Argentina.
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 Cape Colony - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The slaves' languages in the Dutch Cape Colony and Afrikaans vir(*).
Blood Ground: Colonialism, Missions, and the Contest for Christianity in the Cape Colony and Britain, 1799-1853.(Book Review)
Giant icebergs, unprecedented ice conditions threaten Antarctic penguin colonies.
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 iafrica.com | highlife | dining out Cape Colony: Winter date at The Nellie
Under the skilled hand of Executive Chef Stephen Templeton, who recognised that the restaurant had to compete with Cape Town’s plethora of fine dining establishments, the new menu combines "elements of fun with serious undertones of fine dining" that is sure to bring the gourmands of Cape Town flocking.
It might be fun-filled, but this is still fine dining at its best, and the Cape Colony has a long tradition of exceptional cuisine which the new menu has to live up to.
Creative cuisine combined with the timeless glamour of the Cape Colony restaurant, as well as an award winning wine-list ensure that this stylish venue is sure to be a hit amongst local Capetonians and foreign bon vivants this winter.
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 Cape Colony Inn - Provincetown, Cape Cod (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Cape Colony Inn - Provincetown, Cape Cod (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.isi.jhu.edu)
Our nicely landscaped seven acre grounds are private, quiet and away from the road with easy private parking.
Copyright © 2006 Cape Colony Inn, All rights reserved.
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 Planet Champagne Bar - Mount Nelson Hotel - Cape Colony Restaurant - Fine Dining in Cape Town
This is where the trendy, fashionable Capetonians and international jet setters gather to sip fine champagne and exotic cocktails under a twinkling fibre optic Milky Way.
Planet is Cape Town's first champagne bar selling an excellent selection of local and international wines and champagnes by the glass, and is well placed at the heart of a region renown for its award-winning wines.
The a la carte menu offers a wealth of mouth-watering tastes that are a fusion of Mediterranean, Cape Malay and Oriental cuisines.
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 Cape Colony — FactMonster.com
Cape Province - Cape Province, former province, S South Africa.
182,551), Eastern Cape, S South Africa, on the Zwartkops River.
Cape Province: History - History Although the Cape of Good Hope was first circumnavigated in 1488 by Bartolomeu Dias and...
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 Cape Town : Australian Wine Evening - Cape Colony Restaurant
Cape Town : Australian Wine Evening - Cape Colony Restaurant
Cape Town Wine-Australian Wine Evening - Cape Colony Restaurant
Led by wine expert Caroline Rilema, of Caroline's Fine Wines, and complemented by Executive Chef Stephen Templeton's 3-course, gourmet menu, this evening is for those who appreciate the finer things in life.
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 WHKMLA : History of the Cape Colony, ToC
The Slave Route, from Arts 2000, on the history of slavery in the Cape Colony
Sieketroosters aan die Kaap 1652-1866 (Nurses at the Cape), summary of J.P. Claasen's doctaoral thesis, summarized by by Johan Erasmus, in Afrikaans
Rare Cape of Good Hope, Natal, Griqualand West, Stellaland Stamps, from Sandafayre Stamps Gallery; Cape of Good Hope, Griqualand, Stellaland Stamps, from Stamps Catalogue 1840-1920 by Evert Klaseboer
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 History of Cape Colony - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The shipwreck victims built a small fort that they named the "Sand Fort of the Cape of Good Hope." They stayed for nearly one year, until they were rescued by a fleet of 12 ships under the command of W.G. de Jong.
The Colony began properly in 1671 the first purchase of land from the Khoikhoi (called "Hottentots" by the settlers) beyond the original limits of the fort built by van Riebeeck.
This page was last modified 11:16, 29 August 2006.
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 AllRefer.com - Cape Colony (South African Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
AllRefer.com - Cape Colony (South African Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
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 The Mount Nelson Hotel - Luxury Dining
Introduction Cape Colony restaurant The Oasis restaurant Afternoon tea Planet Champagne Bar Chef's Table Recipes Book a table
The Cape Colony restaurant combines fine dining with impeccable service amid an elegant interior, with live music each evening.
The menu features contemporary South African food with an interesting Asian influence, while the wine list was recently awarded the Diners Club Award of Excellence.
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 Cape Colony Restaurant | Restaurants Gardens, City Bowl, Cape Town Region, Western Cape, South Africa.
The elegant Cape Colony restaurant at the Mount Nelson Hotel combines fine dining with impeccable service amid an elegant interior, with live music each evening.
The menu features contemporary South African cuisine with an exotic Asian influence, while the wine list was recently awarded the Diners Club Award of Excellence.
The Mount Nelson Hotel can be found on the left hand side of Orange Sts & the Cape Colony Restaurant is inside.
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 The Cape Colony | Restaurant Review | Cape Town | Frommers.com
Home > Destinations > Middle East and Africa > South Africa > Cape Town > Restaurants > The Cape Colony
It's been rated as one of the top 10 hotel restaurants in the world; The Cape Colony remains the grandest venue in Cape Town: the perfect place to celebrate a wedding anniversary or special birthday.
Its wonderfully plush ambience is created by the discreet yet attentive service, live classical or jazz music (which never overwhelms), and old-fashioned decor -- right down to the individual table lamps that create soft pools of light on the impeccable table appointments.
www.frommers.com /destinations/capetown/D34060.html   (217 words)

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