Compassberg - South Africa

Basic Information
Site Name
Compassberg
Short name
CPE
Country
South Africa
Site Description
Compassberg, the highest peak in the Sneeuberg range, resembles a compass needle towering 2 502 metres high. The mountain harbours a diversity of species, including endemics such as the Compassberg Skolly (Thestor compassbergae) butterfly, found only the slopes of this mountain. Compassberg is located near the village of Nieu Bethesda, 55 km north of the town Graaff-Reinet in the Eastern Cape Province.
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2020-12-18 10:12:56

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General Characteristics and Status
Site Status
Operational
Year Established
2014
Observed properties
Photos
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Geographic
Size
41252.00ha
Elevation (average)
1851.00msl
Elevation (min)
1200.00msl
Elevation (max)
2502.00msl
Affiliation and Network Specific Information
Affiliation
SAEON (LTER-SAF-ZA-17)The affiliation of this site with "SAEON" is not verified.
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