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Spoegrivier caves

Spoegrivier caves
Spoegrivier grotte
  The Spoegrivier Caves are part of the proposed Groen-Spoeg Coastal Park.  The Spoegrivier Caves are part of the proposed Groen-Spoeg Coastal Park. These caves are of archaeological importance as they contain the earliest evidence of sheep in South Africa. The bones found date back about 2 000 years. The National Monuments Act protects this site therefore no camping, fires, digging or vehicles are permitted in the caves. Spoegrivier is a town in Namakwa District Municipality in the Northern Cape province of South Africa. The Spoegrivier Caves are part of the proposed Groen-Spoeg Coastal Park, 46 km East of Hondeklipbaai. It takes its name from the non-perennial stream which rises north of it and extends south and then west to enter the Atlantic Ocean 20 km south-east of Hondeklipbaai. Afrikaans for ‘spit river’, the name is probably translated from Khoekhoen Kanoep, referring to a disease affecting cattle