Photographer's Note

Table Mountain is an unusual Mountain, mainly because of its unique flat-topped formation. One can hike to the top of Table Mountain on the Hoerikwaggo Trail or simply catch the cable car up… But once on top of Table Mountain most will be amazed that this 3km long flat-topped mountain is not actually that flat at all. Many of the day hikes on Table Mountain, will take you past the dams found on the back table. In all there are 5 dams. The Woodhead, Helly-Hutchinson, De Villiers, Alexandria and Victoria.
They were constructed between 1896, and 1907, in order to supply Cape Town with water.
Cape Town has since grown to such an extent, that the water requirements far exceed the capacities of the dams

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Photo Information
  • Copyright: Tillie Coetzee (Mathilda) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 26] (80)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2010-07-18
  • Categories: Nature
  • Exposure: f/10.0, 1/200 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2010-08-22 8:34
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