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Aliwal North


Aliwal North is a town in central South Africa on the Orange River, Eastern Cape Province. Aliwal North is the seat of the Maletswai Local Municipality within the Joe Gqabi District Municipality.

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Google previewAldersgate Primitive Methodist Magazine (1907)

Aliwal North is a much healthier climate than West Africa, nevertheless it is in some respects trying to the European physique. Still the Rev. George H. Butt has been able to serve the missionary committee there for a period of eighteen years ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

reduced a detachment at Rcddersburg, and then went south and invested Colonel Dalgcty and a mixed force at Wepcncr, which was relieved after ten days by General Hunter's Ladysmith division, brought round to Aliwal North from Natal.

Google previewA Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World (1922)

Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Gloge by Angelo Heilprin

Capital, Aliwal North, on the Orange River, and about 170 miles (direct) NNW. of East London, with which it has rail connection. The Orange River is here spanned by the Frere bridge, 860 feet in length. Near here, also, are the celebrated ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medicine (1894)

Including General Pathology, General Therapeutics, Hygiene, and the Diseases of Women and Children by Sir Richard Quain

The higher plateau of the colony contains the following suitable stations :— Aliwal North (4,348 feet), 280 miles by rail from the port of East London, with a fine, clear, dry climate, which in the writer's experience has proved useful to many cases ...

Google previewDictionary of Historical Allusions (1903)

by Thomas Benfield Harbottle

Aliwal North, First Treaty of. A treaty, signed in 1858 between the Orange Free State and Moshesh, the Basuto chief, through the mediation of Sir George Grey. This treaty rectified the frontier somewhat in favour of the Basutos, and made other ...

Google previewThe world-wide encyclopedia and gazetteer (1908)

by William Harrison De Puy

Six in the extreme east are all stations on a railway running from East London on the coast to Aliwal north on the Orange River at the Free State frontier. It was in this district that various settlements were formed by the Anglo-German legion ...

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