Declarations

Makapans Cave, Makapansgat, Potgietersrus District

SiteReference: 

DeclarationType: 

GazetteNo: 

4980

Gazette Date: 

Friday, June 28, 2002

NoticeNo: 

854

Notice Date: 

Friday, June 28, 2002

GazetteFile: 

AttachmentSize
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ArchiveStatus: 

National monument

ShortDescription: 

The South African -Heritage Resources Agency hereby declare lhe M2.\<.ap2ns Valley, (n terms of 527 oLNational He-ritags
Resources Act, No. ,25 of 1999, as a National Heritage. Site. The Makapans Valley; its many caves and other sites of cultural.
historical, archaeological and palaeontOlogical importance, are situated on the farm Makapansgat 39ks some 19 kilometres from
Potgietersfus in the Limpopo Province of South Africa

FullDescription: 

Makapansgat 39ks is cultura-Ily significant in the categories = aesthetic, historical, scientific, social, spiritual, linguistic and
technological value. The scientific, environmental and cultural heritage value of the site must not only be preserved but
presented to as wide a public as possible and utllised for educational purposes.

 
 

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