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Swartpoort, Richtersveld, Namakwa District Municipality, Province of Northern Cape, South Africa


Type:Pass - a break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
Mindat.org Region:Richtersveld, Namakwa, Northern Cape, South Africa
Region:Richtersveld, Namakwa District Municipality, Province of Northern Cape, South Africa
Latitude:28° 6' 55" S
Longitude:16° 55' 58" E
Lat/Long (dec):-28.11554,16.93283
Köppen climate type:BWk : Cold desert climate
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LocalityLatitudeLongitudeDistanceBearing
Lorelei copper-molybdenum deposit, Rosh Pinah, Oranjemund, ǁKaras Region, Namibia28° 3' 19" S16° 53' 48" E7.6km (4.7 miles)
Sendelingsdrif area, Orange River mining area, Oranjemund, ǁKaras Region, Namibia28° 10' 16" S16° 52' 1" E8.9km (5.6 miles)
Daberas Mine, Orange River mining area, Oranjemund, ǁKaras Region, Namibia28° 15' 47" S16° 48' 12" E20.7km (12.9 miles)
Rosh Pinah Mine, Rosh Pinah, Oranjemund, ǁKaras Region, Namibia27° 57' 20" S16° 45' 57" E24.2km (15.0 miles)
Wallekraal Mine, Richtersveld, Namakwa, Northern Cape, South Africa28° 19' 59" S16° 52' 0" E25.1km (15.6 miles)
Auchas mine, Orange River mining area, Oranjemund, ǁKaras Region, Namibia28° 21' 25" S16° 47' 24" E30.3km (18.8 miles)
Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Oranjemund, ǁKaras Region, Namibia27° 49' 22" S16° 36' 23" E45.7km (28.4 miles)
Kanabeam Farm 331, Karasburg West, ǁKaras Region, Namibia28° 8' 46" S17° 25' 6" E47.7km (29.7 miles)
Marinkas Quellen (Marinkas Kwela), Karasburg West, ǁKaras Region, Namibia28° 10' 0" S17° 25' 0" E47.8km (29.7 miles)
Aussenkjer Farm 147, Karasburg West, ǁKaras Region, Namibia28° 21' 0" S17° 23' 59" E52.7km (32.7 miles)
Seven Pillars fluorite mine, Aussenkjer Farm 147, Karasburg West, ǁKaras Region, Namibia28° 30' 26" S17° 22' 3" E60.9km (37.8 miles)
Ai-Ais lead mine, Kanabeam Farm 331, Karasburg West, ǁKaras Region, Namibia27° 59' 17" S17° 35' 1" E65.4km (40.7 miles)
Jenkinskop, Richtersveld, Namakwa, Northern Cape, South Africa28° 40' 59" S17° 16' 0" E71.1km (44.2 miles)
Roter Kamm Crater, ǃNamiǂNûs Constituency, ǁKaras Region, Namibia27° 45' 57" S16° 17' 17" E74.3km (46.2 miles)
Rosyntjiebos Farm 375, Karasburg West, ǁKaras Region, Namibia27° 43' 54" S17° 40' 28" E84.4km (52.5 miles)
Ysterputz Mine (Ysterputs Mine), Ysterputs Farm 254, Karasburg West, ǁKaras Region, Namibia28° 11' 43" S17° 56' 35" E99.5km (61.8 miles)
Orange River, Namakwa, Northern Cape, South Africa28° 53' 35" S17° 34' 27" E106.8km (66.4 miles)
Haib River copper-molybdenum deposit, Tsams Farm 685, Karasburg West, ǁKaras Region, Namibia28° 41' 49" S17° 53' 14" E113.6km (70.6 miles)
Ysterputs Farm 254, Karasburg West, ǁKaras Region, Namibia28° 14' 24" S18° 5' 20" E114.2km (70.9 miles)
Chameis Bay, Orange River mining area, Oranjemund, ǁKaras Region, Namibia27° 57' 22" S15° 40' 52" E124.1km (77.1 miles)
fluorite deposits, Aukum Farm 104, Berseba, ǁKaras Region, Namibia26° 58' 29" S16° 47' 26" E127.6km (79.3 miles)
graphite mine, Aukum Farm 104, Berseba, ǁKaras Region, Namibia26° 57' 51" S16° 48' 57" E128.5km (79.9 miles)
Aukum Farm 104, Berseba, ǁKaras Region, Namibia26° 55' 0" S16° 52' 59" E133.4km (82.9 miles)
Harib Farm 142, Karasburg West, ǁKaras Region, Namibia28° 29' 39" S18° 14' 31" E134.9km (83.8 miles)
Kromrivier Farm, Karasburg West, ǁKaras Region, Namibia28° 50' 46" S18° 2' 45" E135.8km (84.4 miles)
Sperlingputz Farm, Karasburg West, ǁKaras Region, Namibia28° 45' 44" S18° 8' 56" E139.0km (86.4 miles)
Bondelswarts Farm 134, Karasburg East, ǁKaras Region, Namibia27° 59' 31" S18° 25' 24" E146.9km (91.3 miles)
Sandfontein Farm 131, Karasburg West, ǁKaras Region, Namibia28° 50' 30" S18° 12' 41" E148.8km (92.5 miles)
Unnamed pegmatites, Steinkopf, Namakwa, Northern Cape, South Africa29° 15' 10" S17° 44' 11" E148.8km (92.5 miles)
Stonehouse prospect, Sandfontein Farm 131, Karasburg West, ǁKaras Region, Namibia28° 50' 41" S18° 12' 34" E148.8km (92.5 miles)

Minerals recorded nearby (within 20 km)

Nearby features from geonames.org

Search moreFeatureTypeLatitudeLongitudeDistanceBearing
SendelingsdrifFarm28° 7' 24" S16° 53' 36" E4.0km (2.5 miles)
PokkiesprambergeHills28° 5' 13" S16° 57' 29" E4.0km (2.5 miles)
MehlbergHill28° 8' 48" S16° 54' 26" E4.3km (2.7 miles)
DreigratdrifFord28° 6' 21" S16° 53' 12" E4.6km (2.9 miles)
Aubeep FlatsPlain(s)28° 7' 59" S16° 58' 59" E5.3km (3.3 miles)
DreigratbergMountain28° 6' 0" S16° 52' 0" E6.7km (4.2 miles)
SendelingsdrifPopulated place28° 10' 0" S16° 53' 24" E7.1km (4.4 miles)
KodasrivierStream28° 10' 0" S16° 52' 59" E7.5km (4.6 miles)
SendelingsdrifFord28° 10' 0" S16° 52' 59" E7.5km (4.6 miles)
BloubosrivierIntermittent stream28° 10' 44" S16° 53' 8" E8.4km (5.2 miles)

Regions in mindat.org that contain this locality

RegionType
African PlateTectonic Plate
South AfricaCountry
Northern Cape, South AfricaProvince
Namakwa, Northern Cape, South AfricaDistrict Municipality
Richtersveld, Namakwa, Northern Cape, South AfricaMunicipality

Regions in GADM Database

RegionGADM number
South Africa, Northern Cape, Namakwa211.8.44.0.0.0
South Africa, Northern Cape, Namakwa, Richtersveld211.8.44.195.0.0
South Africa, Northern Cape, Namakwa, Richtersveld, 1211.8.44.195.3808.0
 
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