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Number: 3934
Continent: Africa
Region: South
Place Names: Natal, South Africa,
Year of Origin: 1905
Title: Positions in Natal. Beginning and Middle of January, 1900
Sub-Title: 2
Language: English
Publish Origin: Edinbourgh
Height: 34.6
Width: 45.5
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Scale: 1 : 200,000
Color Type: Outline Color
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Publisher: W. & A.K. Johnston
Other Contributors: W. H. H. Waters
Hubert Du Cane, DuCane
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Notes: Swaen/Joppen source; a series of these maps were produced for Book# 2488, the first English translation ' The German Official Account of the War in South Africa [Part 1--October 1899 to February 1900]'; This map is Plan no.2, detailed plan of British and opposing Boer Forces as they were in the January of 1900, at the beginning of the second Boer War campaign. It shows the British 4th Division surrounding the township of Ladysmith, and heavily fortified British positions to the south of Colenso, and to the west between the Little Tugela and the Tugela Rivers, just to the south of Spion Kop. Boer positions are seen just to the north of Colenso, led by Louis Botha, and to the west in the Brakfonteign Heights. British Forces highlighted in red, Boer Forces highlighted in light blue. Scale 1: 200,000 or 3.156 miles to the inch.
Last updated: Aug 9, 2021