Tag: cradle of humankind
Founded in 1887 by Marthinus Pretorius and named in honor of prominent South African statesman, Paul Kruger, the city of Krugersdorp is situated in the West Rand of South Africa's Gauteng Province. Primarily a mining town, with large reserves of gold, iron, manganese, asbestos and lime, Krugersdorp forms part of the Mogale City Municipality.
The Cradle of Humankind is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and considered by many as a vital discovery, revealing much about the history of mankind. Situated chiefly in Gauteng province of South Africa, the Cradle of Humankind is an extensive network of dolomitic limestone caves in which have been found several fossils of plants, animals and hominids. This fascinating heritage site is a popular ...