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Soutpan

Soutpan, Goldfields Region, Free StateSoutpan (Salt Pan) is a small salt mining town just north of Bloemfontein, near the Soetdoring Nature Reserve. Soutpan is very small and rural, but the area is full of salt pans and springs, and nearby Florisbad has an interesting archeological history that began with the sudden ‘explosion’ of a mud spring in 1910. The Spring pushed up a fossil bearing mound that grew unchecked till the first excavations in the 1930’s and the subsequent discovery of the Florisbad Man – a ...

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Florisbad Museum and Research Centre, Soutpan

Florisbad Museum and Research Centre, Soutpan

The site of the discovery of the unique Florisbad Man skull, an active excavation and research centre and natural mineral springs Soetdoring Dam Nature Reserve, Goldfields, Free State

Soetdoring Dam Nature Reserve, Goldfields, Free State

Just 45kms from Bloemfontein in Motheo, Soetdoring Dam Nature Reserve offers a lion enclosure, herds of game and great camping View Tourism Articles