Author: Milla

Quartz Fields on Aardvark

Quartz Field are of particular importance in the conservation of the Succulent Karoo due to the unique microhabitat that it creates. The Aardvark Bioreserve lies in a geological region known as the Cape Supergroup. The rocks found in this region were deposited around 520 to 220

Klein Karoo

The name Karoo comes from an ancient San word meaning Land of Great Thirst, a reference to the arid landscape and harsh climate. The Karoo is split into roughly two sections: the expansive Great Karoo to the northeast and the smaller Klein Karoo (“Little” Karoo)