|⁃ location||Winterberg, Eastern Cape|
|Great Fish River, Eastern Cape|
|Length||150 km (93 mi)|
Kat, meaning "cat", is a translation of the Khoekhoen word "huncu", that apparently referred to the wildcats of the area. It lent its name to Katberg, the Katberg Pass and the Kat River Settlement.
Course and utilization
The 150 kilometres (93 mi) long Kat River rises 30 km north of Fort Beaufort in the Katberg escarpment of the Winterberg. At it forms a northern tributary of the Great Fish River, northeast of Fort Brown and south of Hamburg, Eastern Cape.
- "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 242.
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