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Houw Hoek PassCharles Cornwallis (alias Collier) MICHELL: Engineer
Elgin district, Western Cape
A pass located between Elgin and Botrivier first constructed by Michell in 1831 under instruction to keep the costs to a minimum the pass did not last so rebuilt by Andrew Geddes BAIN.
All truncated references not fully cited below are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.
Writings about this entry
|Coyne, Patrick. 2010. A guide to South Africa's mountain passes and poorts. Westville: Osborne Porter Literary Services. pg 62-63|
|Potgieter, DJ (Editor-in-chief). 1972. Standard Encyclopaedia of South Africa [SESA] Volume 5 For-Hun. Cape Town: Nasou. pg 612|
|Ross, Graham. 2002. The romance of Cape mountain passes. Cape Town: David Philip. pg 78-79|
|Storrar, Patricia. 1984. A colossus of roads. Cape Town: Murray & Roberts / Concor. pg 31, 32|
|Whitehead, Marion . 2018. South Africa's Favourite Passes + Poorts. Maitland: Map Studio. pg 80|