Cederberg – the Ceder tree

The geology of the Cederberg comprises of the Cape Supergroup (Table Mountain Group, Bokkeveld Group and Witteberg Group) and the Karoo Supergroup (Dwyka Group, Ecca Group and Beaufort Group). The Cape Supergroup was formed about 700 – 600 Ma ago by a succession of sedimentation of sandstone (silt, mud and sand). The distinct reddish colour… Continue reading Cederberg – the Ceder tree

Cederberg – Cape

Cederberg Wilderness Area.   South Africa’s under-rated Geoheritage and Geotourism Site.  At first sight the Cederberg Mountains may come across as a stark landscape, where ridges of nude mountainside, seemingly void of all life, lie stretched out across the land. But spend some time in these hills and you’ll discover some of its’ secrets.    The isolated and… Continue reading Cederberg – Cape