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One of the Most Dangerous Mountain Passes in the World

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Catabrosa drakensbergensis (Hedberg & I. Hedberg) Soreng & L. Fish

Biogeographical Region:
27 - Southern Africa  Search this
Collector:
D. J. Killick  Search this
Min. Elevation:
3200  Search this
Place:
Grid Ref/ Ruitverw. 2828DD. Regio Lesotho. 27 km from Oxbow Inn on road to Letseng-la-terae., Lesotho, Africa
Collection Date:
Transcribed d/m/y: 5/2/87
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Catabrosa drakensbergensis (Hedberg & I. Hedberg) Soreng & L. Fish
Barcode:
04050806
USNM Number:
3396868
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/31c1ca77d-0125-49c3-adc1-3949933a9923
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edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15848784

Trisetopsis imberbis (Nees) Röser et al.

Biogeographical Region:
27 - Southern Africa  Search this
Collector:
-- Dieterlen  Search this
Place:
S.E. Africa: Basutoland., Leribe, Lesotho, Africa
Collection Date:
1907 to 1908
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Trisetopsis imberbis (Nees) Röser et al.
Barcode:
04012190
USNM Number:
1126247
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NMNH - Botany Dept.
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/305f1d99b-4342-4fae-9e84-696c906050bb
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Trisetopsis imberbis (Nees) Röser et al.

Biogeographical Region:
27 - Southern Africa  Search this
Collector:
-- Dieterlen  Search this
Place:
S.E. Africa: Basutoland., Leribe, Lesotho, Africa
Collection Date:
1907 to 1908
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Trisetopsis imberbis (Nees) Röser et al.
Barcode:
04012190
USNM Number:
1126247
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NMNH - Botany Dept.
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3260feefd-f86c-4a8f-9fb5-54e6fb4ac40f
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edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15790716

Phlogopite-garnet-clinopyroxene xenolith

Taxon:
Phlogopite-garnet-clinopyroxene xenolith - Primary  Search this
Glimmerite - Associated  Search this
Place:
Kao kimberlite, west satellite pipe, 21.5 km ENE of Letele Pass, Highlands, Lesotho, Africa
Other Numbers:
Collector's Field Number : KAO-4
IGSN : NHB006ZCP
USNM Number:
117327207
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Mineral Sciences
Rock & Ore Collections
Ultramafic Xenolith Collection
B. Carter Hearn, Jr. Collection
Data Source:
NMNH - Mineral Sciences Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/36862ac33-65bf-403e-89f5-87d7ffb8fdcf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhmineralsciences_1373962

Urochloa advena (Vickery) R.D. Webster

Biogeographical Region:
27 - Southern Africa  Search this
Collector:
D. J. Killick  Search this
Min. Elevation:
2050  Search this
Place:
2928BD Grid Ref./Ruitverw. Regio Lesotho. Senqu River crossing. 13 km from Mokhotlong on road to Tlokoeng. On banks of Senqu River., Mokhotlong, Lesotho, Africa
Collection Date:
Transcribed d/m/y: 9/2/87
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Panicoideae
Published Name:
Urochloa advena (Vickery) R.D. Webster
Barcode:
04294497
USNM Number:
3396859
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/361366535-4599-4351-a9fd-95229d27df98
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edanmdm:nmnhbotany_16066831

Moorochloa eruciformis (Sm.) Veldkamp

Biogeographical Region:
27 - Southern Africa  Search this
Collector:
A. J. Oakes  Search this
Min. Elevation:
1900  Search this
Place:
Open grassland, Mountain Road, 12 km southeast of Maseru., Maseru, Lesotho, Africa
Collection Date:
18 Mar 1971
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Panicoideae
Published Name:
Moorochloa eruciformis (Sm.) Veldkamp
Barcode:
04291591
USNM Number:
3103976
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/35c96e7b4-2256-43fa-9d63-0b27f6ee2176
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edanmdm:nmnhbotany_16065206

Aristida junciformis Trin. & Rupr.

Biogeographical Region:
27 - Southern Africa  Search this
Collector:
D. J. Killick  Search this
Min. Elevation:
2550  Search this
Place:
Regio Lesotho. 2828DC Grid Ref. 3 km from New Oxbow Inn on road to Moteng pass. Fairly frequent in subalpine grassland., Lesotho, Africa
Collection Date:
Transcribed d/m/y: 3/2/87
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Aristidoideae
Published Name:
Aristida junciformis Trin. & Rupr.
Barcode:
04217507
USNM Number:
2769258
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3d7c0ca2c-c18b-4084-a293-dea31670c753
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edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15998270

Aristida junciformis Trin. & Rupr.

Biogeographical Region:
27 - Southern Africa  Search this
Collector:
A. J. Oakes  Search this
Min. Elevation:
2200  Search this
Place:
Mountain Road, 30 km southeast of Maseru., Maseru, Lesotho, Africa
Collection Date:
18 Mar 1971
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Aristidoideae
Published Name:
Aristida junciformis Trin. & Rupr.
Barcode:
04217532
USNM Number:
3030890
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/359aef800-1f6e-4cb2-8951-77ed3193b3e0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15998290

Aristida junciformis Trin. & Rupr.

Biogeographical Region:
27 - Southern Africa  Search this
Collector:
M. Dieterlen  Search this
[Mademoiselle] Dieterlen  Search this
Place:
(Basouto-Land)., Leribe, Lesotho, Africa
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Aristidoideae
Published Name:
Aristida junciformis Trin. & Rupr.
Barcode:
04217534
USNM Number:
1112254
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3e46cb868-cb32-4172-a597-4fddcfaccdc3
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edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15998292

Aristida junciformis Trin. & Rupr.

Biogeographical Region:
27 - Southern Africa  Search this
Collector:
D. J. Killick  Search this
Min. Elevation:
2550  Search this
Place:
2828DC Grid Ref. Regio Lesotho. 3 km from New Oxbow Inn on road to Moteng pass. Fairly frequent in subalpine grassland., Lesotho, Africa
Collection Date:
Transcribed d/m/y: 3/2/87
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Aristidoideae
Published Name:
Aristida junciformis Trin. & Rupr.
Barcode:
04217538
USNM Number:
3396867
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/335839a6c-4777-428b-a905-b60e1d3010bb
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edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15998296

Aristida junciformis Trin. & Rupr.

Biogeographical Region:
27 - Southern Africa  Search this
Collector:
M. D. Panagos  Search this
Min. Elevation:
2650  Search this
Place:
2828DC Grid Ref. Regio Lesotho. Maluti Mountains; 5 km from Oxbow Lodge on road to Mokhotlong. Aspect Sw. Poorly-drained clay soil at roadside., Lesotho, Africa
Collection Date:
Transcribed d/m/y: 5/2/87
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Aristidoideae
Published Name:
Aristida junciformis Trin. & Rupr.
Barcode:
04217539
USNM Number:
3396872
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3506cec65-8d0a-4e53-bbd5-713e6a0df814
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edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15998297

Aristida junciformis Trin. & Rupr.

Biogeographical Region:
27 - Southern Africa  Search this
Collector:
M. D. Panagos  Search this
Min. Elevation:
2050  Search this
Place:
2928BB Grid Ref. Regio Lesotho. Maluti Mountains; Approx 3 km from Tlokoeng on Khubelu River. Bank of river, stony sand., Lesotho, Africa
Collection Date:
Transcribed d/m/y: 9/2/87
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Aristidoideae
Published Name:
Aristida junciformis Trin. & Rupr.
Barcode:
04217540
USNM Number:
3396876
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3e4da8737-8606-4cb7-b0fc-d5a288c5a8a5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15998298

Aristida barbicollis Trin. & Rupr.

Biogeographical Region:
27 - Southern Africa  Search this
Collector:
H. L. Shantz  Search this
Place:
Mafeking. Cape of Good Hope., Mafeteng, Lesotho, Africa
Collection Date:
2 Oct 1919
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Aristidoideae
Published Name:
Aristida barbicollis Trin. & Rupr.
Barcode:
04217284
USNM Number:
1090766
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/31c4f56ee-67b4-4f09-a99d-76a663e0c36f
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Aristida congesta Roem. & Schult.

Biogeographical Region:
27 - Southern Africa  Search this
Collector:
D. J. Killick  Search this
Min. Elevation:
2300  Search this
Place:
Grid Ref./ Ruitverw. 2929AC. Regio Lesotho. Opposite St. James's Mission. 15 km from Mokhotlong on road to Thaba-Tseka., Lesotho, Africa
Collection Date:
Transcribed d/m/y: 10/2/87
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Aristidoideae
Published Name:
Aristida congesta Roem. & Schult.
Barcode:
04217320
USNM Number:
3396861
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/36e368918-e0b1-4ee9-b173-0650cf6eb31d
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edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15992528

Aristida congesta Roem. & Schult.

Biogeographical Region:
27 - Southern Africa  Search this
Collector:
M. Dieterlen  Search this
[Mademoiselle] Dieterlen  Search this
Place:
Léribé (Basouto-Land)., Leribe, Lesotho, Africa
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Aristidoideae
Published Name:
Aristida congesta Roem. & Schult.
Barcode:
04217350
USNM Number:
1112263
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/387e500c5-05f6-49fc-b416-786d7d2ebc53
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edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15992558

Aristida congesta Roem. & Schult.

Biogeographical Region:
27 - Southern Africa  Search this
Collector:
H. L. Shantz  Search this
Place:
Mafeking. Cape of Good Hope., Mafeteng, Lesotho, Africa
Collection Date:
2 Oct 1919
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Aristidoideae
Published Name:
Aristida congesta Roem. & Schult.
Barcode:
04217395
USNM Number:
1090765
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/349a57d6d-78a1-4531-b531-29655b38bccf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15992608

Poa annua L.

Biogeographical Region:
27 - Southern Africa  Search this
Collector:
D. J. Killick  Search this
Min. Elevation:
2450  Search this
Place:
2828DC Grid Ref./Ruitverw. Regio Lesotho. 1 km from New Oxbow Inn on road to Letseng-la-terae at Tholohatsi River crossing., Lesotho, Africa
Collection Date:
Transcribed d/m/y: 5/2/87
Common name:
annual blue grass
annual bluegrass
spear grass
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Poa annua L.
Barcode:
04074798
USNM Number:
3396863
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/367a7f461-cd3a-4b70-a996-f732e015fb6c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15912240

The Orange River, between Bloemfontein and Lainsburg, South Africa

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
South Africa
Date:
1947
Scope and Contents:
The Orange River rises in the Drakensberg mountains along the border between South Africa and Lesotho, about 193 km (120 miles) from the Indian Ocean and at an altitude of over 3000m. It then runs 2200 km (1367 mi) westwards, at first along the south-western boundary of the Free State and then through the Northern Cape province and eventually discharges into the Atlantic Ocean in the west where it forms the southern border of Namibia with South Africa's Northern Cape Province. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from January 8, 1947 to end of June 1947.
Local Numbers:
Negative number 24658, C-1A, 24.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "U 5 SAF. South Africa. Border of Orange Free State. Orange River. 2/1947. EE. neg.no. 24658, C-1A, 24." The card was written in 1977-79 by Archives staff using source provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Natural landscapes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EENG 07839
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection / South Africa
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref34917

The Orange River, between Bloemfontein and Lainsburg, South Africa

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
South Africa
Date:
1947
Scope and Contents:
The Orange River rises in the Drakensberg mountains along the border between South Africa and Lesotho, about 193 km (120 miles) from the Indian Ocean and at an altitude of over 3000m. It then runs 2200 km (1367 mi) westwards, at first along the south-western boundary of the Free State and then through the Northern Cape province and eventually discharges into the Atlantic Ocean in the west where it forms the southern border of Namibia with South Africa's Northern Cape Province. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from January 8, 1947 to end of June 1947.
Local Numbers:
Negative number 24658, C-1A, 25.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "U 5 SAF. South Africa. Border of Orange Free State. Orange River. 2/1947. EE. neg.no. 24658, C-1A, 25." The card was written in 1977-79 by Archives staff using source provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Natural landscapes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EENG 07840
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / South Africa
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref34918

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