Upper Karoo
geographical name — see karoo

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Upper Karoo — /ʌpə kaˈru/ (say upuh kah rooh) Geology –adjective 1. relating to the lower Mesozoic period or system in southern Africa roughly equivalent to the Triassic and Lower Jurassic. –noun 2. a period or system following the Lower Karoo and preceding… …   Australian English dictionary

  • karoo — ka·roo also kar·roo (kə ro͞oʹ) n. pl. ka·roos An arid plateau of southern Africa.   [Afrikaans, from Nama !garo b, desert.] * * * ▪ region, South Africa also spelled  Karroo    arid to semiarid geographic region of Eastern Cape, Western Cape …   Universalium

  • Karoo — Ka·roo (kə ro͞oʹ) See Karroo. * * * ▪ region, South Africa also spelled  Karroo    arid to semiarid geographic region of Eastern Cape, Western Cape, and Northern Cape provinces, South Africa. The Karoo is best defined by its vegetation, which… …   Universalium

  • Karoo — or Karroo geographical name plateau region W Republic of South Africa W of Drakensberg Mountains divided into Little Karoo (or Southern Karoo (in central Western Cape province), ) Great Karoo (or Central Karoo (in Western Cape & Eastern Cape… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Karoo — /kəˈru/ (say kuh rooh) noun 1. any of several high arid plateaus in the southern part of the Republic of South Africa, especially the Great Karoo in the provinces of Western Cape and Eastern Cape with an average height of 750 m, and the Little… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Upper Karroo Sandstone Formation — The Upper Karroo Sandstone Formation is a geological formation dating to roughly between 200 to 175 million years ago and covering part of the Early Jurassic. The Upper Karoo Sandstone Formation is found in Zimbabwe and is a member of the Karroo… …   Wikipedia

  • Karoo-Sandstein — Karoo Sediment (quarzitischer Sandstein) mit Felszeichnungen der San in den grasslands der Amathole Berge, Südafrika …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Karoo-System — Karoo Sediment (quarzitischer Sandstein) mit Felszeichnungen der San in den grasslands der Amathole Berge, Südafrika …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Karoo Hauptbecken — Karoo Sediment (quarzitischer Sandstein) mit Felszeichnungen der San in den grasslands der Amathole Berge, Südafrika …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Karoo-Hauptbecken — Karoo Sediment (quarzitischer Sandstein) mit Felszeichnungen der San in den grasslands der Amathole Berge, Südafrika …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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