South Africa :: Free State
Category: Attraction :: Dam/Lake
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Krugersdrift Dam in the Modder River 35 km N-West of Bloemfontein, OFS Province of South Africa has a capacity of 73.2 million cubic metres. It was built in 1970 with a wall length of 3114 m, height of 26 m and a surface area of 1 853 ha The huge dam is very shallow and can lose its water in a short period of time due to usage and evaporation. The Dam is situated in the Soetdoring Nature Reserve and holds yellowfish, Orange River mudfish, barbel and carp. It is a popular birding venue with large numbers of South African Shelduck, Spur-winged Goose and Egyptian Goose, Access to the reserve is from the Bloemfontein-Bultfontein road (R700) or from the Bloemfontein-Kimberley road (R64); the reserve is about 40 kilometres from Bloemfontein's city centre.
|Address :||Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa|
From Bloemfontein, take the R700 (Eeufees road) North for about 35 km to the entrance gate.
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