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Cogman's Kloof Pass (also Kogmans, Kockemans)Thomas Charles John BAIN: Engineer
Montagu, Western Cape
|Client:||South African Roads||Type:||Mountain Pass|
Named after a Khoikhoi chieftain that attacked the Land van Waveren in 1701, the outcome of the engagement unrecorded. A pass adjacent the Kinga River (also called the Cogman's) with of the earliest tunneling through the Kalkoenkranz of some 16m long, done without dynamite.
All truncated references not fully cited below are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.
Writings about this entry
|Coyne, Patrick. 2010. A guide to South Africa's mountain passes and poorts. Westville: Osborne Porter Literary Services. pg 49-51|
|Potgieter, DJ (Editor-in-chief). 1971. Standard Encyclopaedia of South Africa [SESA] Volume 3 Cal-Dev. Cape Town: Nasou. pg 298|
|Ross, Graham. 2002. The romance of Cape mountain passes. Cape Town: David Philip. pg 108-113|
|Storrar, Patricia. 1984. A colossus of roads. Cape Town: Murray & Roberts / Concor. pg 18, 71-72, 77-79, 102|