The Great Karroo

a vast plateau, in Cape Colony, stretching through five degrees of longitude, at an elevation of about 3,000 feet.

See also: Karroo

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The South African road through the great Karroo, that "awesome Landscape of nothing" in which Fugard was born, became an insistent motif in his work as early as 1961 with The Blood Knot.
Located at latitude 33[degree sign] south at an altitude of 720 meters, the observatory sits on a farm 400 km east of Cape Town in the Great Karroo, a dry, sparsely populated region.
IN 1925, Sauer, a Doberman trained by Detective Sergeant Herbert Kruger, tracked a stock thief 100 miles across the Great Karroo, South Africa, by scent alone.