Goegap Nature Reserve - South Africa

Basic Information
Site Name
Goegap Nature Reserve
Short name
GoegapNR
Country
South Africa
Keywords
Miscellaneous inland habitats with very sparse or no vegetation
Site Description
Goegap Nature Reserve is a protected area situated in the Succulent Karoo Biome of the Northern Cape province
Last modified
2020-06-29 10:06:05
General Characteristics, Purpose, History
Site Status
Operational
Year Established
1966
Purpose
Long-term vegetation changes are tracked over time since the proclamation of the reserve in 1969 until present
History
Parts of the Goegap Nature Reserve were historically overgrazed by livestock. Following proclamation of the reserve in 1966 and subsequent fencing of the reserve in 1969, wildlife was introduced and changes in vegetation monitored over time.
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Geographic
Size
15000.00ha
Elevation (average)
1000.00msl
Elevation (min)
803.00msl
Elevation (max)
1282.00msl
Affiliation and Network Specific Information
Affiliation
SAEON (LTER-SAF-ZA-16)The affiliation of this site with "SAEON" is not verified.
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