Okiep - Wikipedia

Early settlers in the Cape Colony heard rumours of mountains in the north-west that were fabulously rich in copper. Governor Simon van der Stel was ... pure copper. Van der Stel himself ... Okiep’s mine …

Springbok, Simon van der Stel copper-mine - …

apretorius-s217.png derived from archival TIFF file. Digital copies were created from a selection of photographs in the original André Pretorius manuscript collection (MS 408) held in the Manuscripts Section of the ...

Category:Simon van der Stel - Wikimedia …

Media in category "Simon van der Stel" The following 4 files are in this category, out of 4 total.

Simon van der Stel Foundation - conservation …

Simon van der Stel Foundation (Cape Town) The Simon van der Stel Foundation was founded on 8 April 1959 at a ceremony at the Cape Town Castle. The purpose was to promote …

History of Copper in South Africa - Cape Town

An article on the history of Copper in the Western Cape, ... With the arrival of Simon van der Stel things started to change as he explored the ... The original mine shafts sunk by van der Stel are still in existence and are ...

Simon van der Stel - Wikipedia

Simon van der Stel (14 October 1639 – 24 June 1712) was the …

Simon van der Stel | South African History Online

Simon van der Stel was born on 14 October 1639 to parents Adrian van der Stel and Maria Leviens. The couple were en route to Mauritius when Maria gave birth to Simon aboard the ship le Cappel.

Simon van der Stel, commander and governor …

Simon van der Stel was born on 14 October 1639 in Mauritius, the son of Adrian van der Stel, a Dutch East India Company (DEIC) official and Maria Lievens, the daughter of a freed …

Simon van der Stel's journal to Namaqualand …

Simon van der Stel's journal to Namaqualand and the copper mines, 1685-1686

European Settlement - Simon van der Stel and …

Governor Simon van der Stel and the exploration and development of Cape Town and its region; a section of Cape Town Heritage, your comprehensive guide …

An Overview of Copper Smelting in Southern Africa

An Overview of Copper Smelting in Southern Africa ... when Simon van der Stel discovered the 'Copper ... to mine the copper deposits.

Namaqualand – A Short History of Nearly Everything

arrival of Simon van der Stel, who was to command the Cape from ... started working the copper ore in Namaqualand in 1846. ... the copper ore supplies of the mine should soon be exhausted and Springbokfontein would have ...

Van Der Stel's Copper Mine, Okiep Copper …

Van Der Stel's Copper Mine, Okiep Copper District, Namakwa District (Namaqualand), Northern Cape Province, South Africa : Located 3 km south of the Carolusberg. Refs.: Lombaard, A. F. and the Exploration Staff Of The Ookiep ...

Springbok the seat of copper mining - …

Springbok the seat of copper mining ... Copper was first discovered in the area by Simon van der Stel the then governor of the Cape in 1685 but commercial mining only ... The blue tinge is the copper ore still in the mine

Kaapstad - Wikipedia

Goewerneur Simon van der Stel het gedurende sy ampstermyn in die laat 17de eeu gragte volgens die Hollandse voorbeeld laat bou waarmee die jong nedersetting gemaklik van water voorsien kon word.

Mining Weekly - Van der Stel’s journey to the …

Van der Stel’s journey to the copper mountains of Namaqualand. ... Cape of Good Hope, Simon van der Stel, ... sunk deeper and the grade of copper ore increased. Van Werlinckhof noted in his diary that the place was of a ...

Stellenbosch Papers in Linguistics - The …

The portraits of Simon van der Stel, ... The portrait expert Jonkheer F.G.L.O. van Kretschmar has denied the identity of the subjects on convincing ... Stellenbosch Papers in Linguistics Open Journal Systems. Journal Help. User.

Tourist attractions Springbok - Springbok Info …

SPRINGBOK: Die Klipkoppie ... mine is a result of copper coming into contact with oxygen in the air. Nearly two centuries has lapsed since the first discovery of copper in the area by Simon van der Stel…

History of Cape Town

History of Cape Town: The Portuguese, Jan van Riebeeck, Simon van der Stel, and more important individuals who shaped South Africa.

Van der Stel Era : 1685 - 1706 - Vergelegen …

Van der Stel Era : 1685 - 1706 When Willem Adriaan succeeded his father, Simon van der Stel, as governor of the Cape in 1700, it didn't take long before he claimed a modest 30,000 hectare piece of land for himself just as his ...

The Northern Cape Guide | South Africa Travel | …

The vast Northern Cape, the largest and most dispersed of South Africa’s provinces, is not an easy region to tackle as a visitor. ... with an expedition into Namaqualand to mine for copper led by Governor Simon van der Stel.

Springbok - South Africa Accommodation | …

Copper was discovered on the farm Melkboschkuil in 1850 and a mine was ... In 1863 the town was mapped out and built around the copper mining industry Today Springbok is a ... Mineshaft dug in 1685 on Simon van der Stel’s ...

History of the SA Navy - South African Navy …

South African Navy on-line, ... (ex HMS Wessex), SAS Simon van der Stel (ex HMS Whelp) and the Type 15 frigate SAS Vrystaat ... the River Class mine countermeasures vessels joined the fleet.

Directors & Management Team - Tango Mining …

Tango Mining Company. Simon van der Loo. ... & Young as an Audit Senior Manager and three years as finance director for a supply chain focused subsidiary of a major copper project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Koperberg Guest House - SafariNow

If you need a brief escape from the rush and tensions of life then the Koperberg Guest House is the place ... domes of the Kamiesberg Mountains and the hills where Simon van der Stel extracted copper …

A map and its copy of Governor Simon van der …

This article deals with a VOC map and its copy by an anonymous French cartographer of Governor Simon van der Stel=s expedition to Namaqualand ... expedition to the Copper ... du gouverneur Simon van der Stel ...

Category:Copper mines in South Africa - …

Media in category "Copper mines in South Africa" This category contains only the following file. Van der Stel's Copper Mine, Carolusberg, Northern Cape.JPG 1,600 × …

Bienvenue à Springbok, au Namaqualand, …

Simon van der Stel, ... connue plus tard sous le nom de Cape Copper Company ... La mine est devenue la première mine commerciale en Afrique du Sud, ...

Verlorenvlei - the lost marsh of the Sandveld, …

Route 27 West Coast South Africa The Lost Marsh of the Sandveld West Coast R27. West Coast History ... In 1681 Governor Simon van der Stel on his expedition to the copper mountains in Namaqualand called the place 'Zeekoejen ...

South African Navy - Unlikely Ambassadors

South African Navy on-line, ... and on 11 February 1941, HMSAS Southern Floe was blown up by a mine close to this harbour ... SAS Simon van der Stel ...