Witwatersrand

[ US /ˈwɪtˌwɔtɝsɹænd/ ]
NOUN
  1. a rocky region in the southern Transvaal in northeastern South Africa; contains rich gold deposits and coal and manganese
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  • The wealth from those fields helped finance the exploitation of the greatest gold reef in the world, which was discovered on the Witwatersrand in 1886.
  • To the original Witwatersrand was added an arc of satellite towns from the Far West Rand goldfields to the huge coal, electricity, and oil plants of the eastern Transvaal.
  • Two years earlier, the rich Witwatersrand gold deposits had been discovered in the Transvaal.
  • Finally, I visited a community of refugees in Hluvukani in Mpumalanga province (former Gazankulu), South Africa, where with the generous assistance of Chris Dolan, Vusi Nkuna, Nicola Johnston, and Caetano Simbine (all affiliated at the time with the University of the Witwatersrand Rural Facility) I participated in group interviews with local authorities and female relatives of women I had met at Matendeni and Mapulanguene. Where Women Make History: Gendered Tellings of Community and Change in Magude, Mozambique
  • Floral mapping of the nominated area recognizes 5 broad communities including the dolomite grasslands, andesite mountain bushveld, witwatersrand mountain bushveld, VD granite grassland and the riverine bushland. Vredefort Dome, South Africa
  • Floral mapping of the nominated area recognizes 5 broad communities including the dolomite grasslands, andesite mountain bushveld, witwatersrand mountain bushveld, VD granite grassland and the riverine bushland. Vredefort Dome, South Africa
  • On the Witwatersrand the gold-bearing rock was discovered in outcrops on the surface, but within a few years it became clear that the deposits followed reefs deep underground sloping to the south.
  • Experienced males will chase and bite their young rivals, " said associate professor Martin Whiting of Johannesburg's University of the Witwatersrand.
  • The observatory contained a seismograph to record mining tremors, an evaporation pan and a device to record lightening strikes which are particularly virulent on the Witwatersrand.
  • Confrontation at the University of the Witwatersrand, the administration of which it described as intransigent, highlighted the need for undemocratic and unrepresentative councils to disband and for transformation forums to be established. ANC Daily News Briefing
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