De Aar


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De Aar

 

a city in the Republic of South Africa in Cape Province. Population, 16,600 (1966). De Aar is a large railroad junction and has railroad workshops. The center of a livestock breeding region, it holds annual agricultural fairs.

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The existing De Aar laboratory in the district provides some basic pathology services across a service precinct of 103 410 [km.sup.2] and eight municipalities.
Construction on the 138-MW Jeffreys Bay wind farm on the Eastern Cape, the 50-MW photovoltaic (PV) solar farm in De Aar and the 50-MW solar project in Droogfontein, both in the Northern Cape, will begin soon and commissioning is expected by mid 2014.
The South African Weather Service monitors ambient solar erythemal UV-B radiation (290-320 nm) levels at six stations in South Africa: Pretoria (25.7[degrees] S, 28.2[degrees] E), Durban (30.0[degrees] S, 31.0[degrees] E), Cape Town (33.98[degrees] S, 18.6[degrees] E), Cape Point (34.35[degrees] S, 18.48[degrees] E), De Aar (30.7[degrees] S, 24.0[degrees] E) and Port Elizabeth (33.9[degrees] S, 25.5[degrees] E).
Surgeon, De Aar Hospital, Northern Cape, and Private Practitioner, De Aar
The year I started high school, my father joined the railway police and we moved down to De Aar in the middle of the Karroo.
She proved a treasure and carried me gallantly through nine months of tough campaigning, and down to De Aar in Cape Colony where she took the fatal blue-tongue fever.
In Italy, one can climb the mountains from Bologna to Pistoia, and in South Africa, drive the Orange Express from Kimberley to De Aar.
Output from the plant would have to be transported to the coast via the existing 1,000km Saldanha rail line, and then shipped to the Eastern Cape or taken overland by rail via De Aar. However, this line is plagued by unsuitable gradients and would have to be strengthened to take the greater tonnage.