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Encyclopedia > Aliwal North

Aliwal North is a town on the Orange River, in central South Africa. The Orange River is the major river in South Africa. ...


The principal assets of Aliwal North are two hot mineral springs, both of which have extremely high concentrations of minerals and gases.


Aliwal North is named in tribute to Sir Harry Smith. There have been a number of prominent people named Harry Smith: For the folk-music anthologist, filmmaker, artist, ethomusicologist, and Kabbalist see Harry Everett Smith For the professional wrestler see Harry Smith (son of the famous late professional wrestler Davey Boy Smith) For the American songwriter see Harry B. Smith...


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