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General Data
Number Name Alternative Name
S27 Ratelgat Luiperskop
Implementation Country Province/ Region
2001 South Africa Western Cape
District/ constituency Locality Farm Name
West Coast Van Rhynsdorp Luiperskop 211
Latitude Longitude Altitude
-31.285881 S 18.600308 E 239 m a.s.l.
Rainfall Season Biome WWF Ecoregion
Winter Succulent Karoo AT1322
Succulent Karoo
Agro-Ecological Zone Relative intensity of land use Tenure
n.a. Medium Communal
Type and history of landuse Land owner Google Earth
Farming with sheep Private  Google Earth
Key study objective