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Photography of Homer L. Shantz

General view

Contributor: 
The University of Arizona Herbarium
Creator: 
Homer Leroy Shantz
Description: 
A general view of country - showing a typical Boer wagon with donkeys at left. Goatherd at right. Roadways - railroad and K N 03 [potassium nitrate] hills in back. Vegetation in fore below hill mostly Mesembryanthemum. [Shantz travel journal, Sep. 16, 1919]Prieska is a center of hide and wool trade and has several mineral resources. Potassium nitrate (flours out) at the edge of the shale cliffs and a large company - the South African Nitrate and Potash Company ltd., of which Mr. W. L. Calder is manager. This material is found almost pure - but I gather that it is only concentrated at the surface and not abundant in the deeper shale. [Shantz travel journal, Sep. 17, 1919]
Format: 
image/jpeg
Language: 
English
Title: 
azu_shantz_19190916_36287_m
Created: 
1919-09-16
City: 
Prieska
City Then: 
Prieska
Continent: 
Africa
Country: 
South Africa
Country Then: 
South Africa
Province: 
Northern Cape
Is this item in the public domain?: 
No