Sutherland (Northern Cape)

Sutherland is a town in the Northern Cape of South Africa. It is home to SALT, the South African Large Telescope and a number of other South African Astronomical Observatory telescopes.

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By car

Sutherland is around 350km from Cape Town. Follow the N1 north for about 230km to Matjiesfontein and turn onto the R354. Follow the R354 for around 110km until you reach Sutherland. All roads are tarred and in good condition.




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