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Image from page 306 of “Natal province : descriptive guide and official hand-book” (1911)
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Identifier: natalprovincedes00tatl
Title: Natal province : descriptive guide and official hand-book
Year: 1911 (1910s)
Authors: Tatlow, A.H South African Railways. Publicity Dept
Subjects: Railroads
Publisher: Durban, Natal : South African Railways Printing Works
Contributing Library: Robarts – University of Toronto
Digitizing Sponsor: University of Toronto

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C^§© Zululand &§^ • />/</ the Tugela 2.—Oxen grazing 3.—Sugar Cunc 284 4. OTHER LAND.—The farms in Proviso B. (Emtonjaneni Division) are for themost part uncultivated, although a few owners have of late years planted extensive areas ofblack wattle. Farms have also been laid off in the rich valley of the Umhlatuzi River, situatedbetween Eshowe and Melmoth, but owing to markets being very distant, only one or two lotshave yet been taken up. Other land allotted for European occupation in the Province has not yet been surveyedinto farms although there are tracts of land in the low veldt very suitable for the cultivationof cotton, tobacco, rice, tea, coffee, fibre, rubber, and other products, were it not for theprevalence of malarial fever. Mining Zululand is undoubtedly rich in mineral deposits. Coal, iron, copper,gold, silver, galena, tin, graphite, mica, asbestos, nickel, wolfram, etc., have beenfound, and the existence of other minerals is rumoured. Difficulty in o

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