Van Stadensriviermond

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Van Stadensriviermond
Van Stadens Mouth
Van Stadens Mouth
Van Stadensriviermond is located in Eastern Cape
Van Stadensriviermond
Van Stadensriviermond
 Van Stadensriviermond shown within Eastern Cape
Van Stadensriviermond is located in South Africa
Van Stadensriviermond
Van Stadensriviermond
Van Stadensriviermond (South Africa)
Van Stadensriviermond is located in Africa
Van Stadensriviermond
Van Stadensriviermond
Van Stadensriviermond (Africa)
Coordinates: 33°58′05″S 25°13′41″E / 33.968°S 25.228°E / -33.968; 25.228Coordinates: 33°58′05″S 25°13′41″E / 33.968°S 25.228°E / -33.968; 25.228
Country South Africa
Province Eastern Cape
Municipality Nelson Mandela Bay
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)

Van Stadensriviermond is a coastal resort about 15 km east of the mouth of the Gamtoos River and 10 km south of Van Stadensberg west of Port Elizabeth. Afrikaans for 'Van Staden's river mouth', it takes its name from its position. The Van Stadens River and the mountain are said to have been named after Marthinus van Staden, who owned a loan-farm there about 1744.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Raper, Peter E. (1987). Dictionary of Southern African Place Names. Internet Archive. p. 453. Retrieved 28 August 2013.