Karroo

Kar¬∑roo' (kȧr*rō') noun ; plural Karroos (-rōz'). One of the dry table-lands of South Africa, which often rise terracelike to considerable elevations. [ Also karoo .] The Great Karroo , or The Karroo , a vast plateau, in Cape Colony, stret...
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Karroo

Karroo or Karoo (both: kurOO', kä–) , the semiarid plateaus of South Africa. The Little Karroo,. in Western Cape, is located N of the Langeberg and Outeniqua Ranges and extends c.200 mi (320 km) from east to west at an altitude of 1,000 to 2,000 ft (305–610 m). It is separated f...
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