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Table Mountain

About Table Mountain

Table Mountain is a flat-topped mountain forming a prominent landmark overlooking the city of Cape Town in South Africa, and is featured in the flag of Cape Town and other local government insignia. It is a significant tourist attraction, with many visitors using the cableway or hiking to the top. The mountain forms part of the Table Mountain National Par

The main feature of Table Mountain is the level plateau approximately 3 kilometres (2 mi) from side to side, edged by impressive cliffs. The plateau, flanked by Devil's Peak to the east and by Lion's Head to the west, forms a dramatic backdrop to Cape Town. This broad sweep of mountainous heights, together with Signal Hill, forms the natural amphitheatre of the City Bowl and Table Bay harbour. The highest point on Table Mountain is towards the eastern end of the plateau and is marked by Maclear's Beacon, a stone cairn built in 1865 by Sir Thomas Maclear for trigonometrical survey. It is 1,086 metres (3,563 ft) above sea level, about 19 metres (62 ft) higher than the cable station at the western end of the plateau.

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Western Cape, Cape Town Weather Station

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  • Clear sky
  • Temperature: 13 °C
  • Wind: Southwest, 13 km/h
  • Pressure: 1023 hPa
  • Rel. Humidity: 82 %
  • Visibility: 10 km
Location of this weather station:
17.3 km East

Reported on:
Tue, 2014-07-22 23:00

Location Address

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Cape Peninsula

Cape Town

Western Cape

South Africa

33° 57' 54.9072" S
18° 24' 49.428" E

or: -33.965252, 18.413730

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