In the middle of the present century, rich copper mines were opened in that portion called Namaqualand.
The farmer was a good man, who had showed Moffat kindness on his way to Namaqualand.
Rye gives its name to the Roggeveld, and is chiefly grown there and in the lower hills of Namaqualand.
Two of the party were appointed to stations within the colony; Moffat and Kitchingman were destined for Namaqualand.
The rainfall in Damaraland and Namaqualand averages only about three inches a year.
The history of the Namaqualand Mission has been sketched in outline in our introductory chapter.
We were once asked, far away in Namaqualand, to perform no less a service for a friend than to put a new hammer on his gun.
These latter inhabit the parts to the north and north-east of Namaqualand, and are Namaqua Hottentots.
He divided the world into regions, and gave the animals their homes and functions, much as Heitsi Eibib did in Namaqualand.
Robert Moffat's stay in Namaqualand extended to a little over twelve months.