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Herschel, Eastern Cape

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Country  South Africa
District  Joe Gqabi
Established  1879
Local time  Friday 4:05 PM
Province  Eastern Cape
Municipality  Senqu
Postal code (street)  9756
Herschel, Eastern Cape
Weather  22°C, Wind SW at 11 km/h, 32% Humidity

Herschel is a settlement in Joe Gqabi District Municipality in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.

Map of Herschel, South Africa

The village is situated 19 kilometres (12 mi) north of Lady Grey, due east of Aliwal North. Founded in 1879, it was named after the astronomer Sir John Herschel who worked in the Cape Colony from 1834 to 1838, making observations of Halley’s Comet amongst his other astronomical work.

References

Herschel, Eastern Cape Wikipedia


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