Vredefort crater is the largest verified impact crater on Earth.[1][2] It is located in the Free State Province of South Africa and named after the town of Vredefort, which is situated near its centre. The site is also known as the Vredefort dome or Vredefort impact structure. In 2005, the Vredefort Dome was added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites for its geologic interest.

Vredefort crater is the largest verified impact crater on Earth.[1][2] It is located in the Free State Province of South Africa and named after the town of Vredefort, which is situated near its centre. The site is also known as the Vredefort dome or Vredefort impact structure. In 2005, the Vredefort Dome was added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites for its geologic interest.

Kirstenbosch National Botanic Garden in Cape Town, South Africa; an UNESCO World Heritage site

Kirstenbosch National Botanic Garden in Cape Town, South Africa; an UNESCO World Heritage site

Robben Island (South Africa). 'A World Heritage site, the former prison on Robben Island is a key location in South Africa’s long walk to freedom. Nelson Mandela and other Freedom struggle heroes were incarcerated here, following in the tragic footsteps of earlier fighters against the several colonial governments that ruled over the Cape.'

Robben Island (South Africa). 'A World Heritage site, the former prison on Robben Island is a key location in South Africa’s long walk to freedom. Nelson Mandela and other Freedom struggle heroes were incarcerated here, following in the tragic footsteps of earlier fighters against the several colonial governments that ruled over the Cape.'

Kosi Bay, nature reserve, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. iSimangaliso Wetland Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Kosi Bay, nature reserve, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. iSimangaliso Wetland Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Fossil Hominid Sites of Sterkfontein, Swartkrans, Kromdraai, and Environs, South Africa.

Fossil Hominid Sites of Sterkfontein, Swartkrans, Kromdraai, and Environs, South Africa.

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