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The vegetation ecology of the Eastern Transvaal Escarpment in the Sabie area. 1. Physical environment

Gillian B. Deall, J. C. Scheepers, C. J. Schutz
Bothalia | Vol 19, No 1 | a944 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v19i1.944 | © 1989 Gillian B. Deall, J. C. Scheepers, C. J. Schutz | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 18 October 1989 | Published: 18 October 1989

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Gillian B. Deall, Botanical Research Institute, South Africa
J. C. Scheepers, Botanical Research Institute., South Africa
C. J. Schutz, D R de Wet Forestry Research Centre. Pr, South Africa

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Abstract

The physiography, geology, soil and climate of a broad transect of the Eastern Transvaal Escarpment in the Sabie area
are described. The transect extends from Hazyview (530 m elevation) to Mount Anderson (2 280 m elevation). The
description provides a contextual framework for the subsequent vegetation classification.

Keywords

climate. Eastern Transvaal Escarpment; environment; geology; physiography; soil

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