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Peace negotiations to end the South African War took place there in 1902. Since
1912 it has been a full municipality. It is now one of South Africa's main industrial
centres. The Vaal River is developed as a resort, and the Maccouvlei Forests ...
Crossing over from North Africa in response to Muslim appeals, Tāshufin met
Alfonso at az-Zallāqah (near Badajoz) and put an end to a Castilian offensive
against the divided and quarrelling local Muslim rulers of Spain. Alfonso VI's
Addenda 1010 Principal national parks and nature reserves name location date
area features estab- sq mi lished (sq km) Africa Arusha National Park Tanzania
1960 45 Topography: rugged terrain, including Mt. Meru (fifth highest peak in ...
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