Gordo's photos from March to May 2001
All photos and text Copyright © 2001 Gordon Richardson gordonr@iafrica.com


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Fire on Devil's Peak and Table Mountain (4 days in March)

Fire on Saddle of Table Mountain from Newlands

fire on Saddle of Table Mountain from Newlands


Smoky sunrise clouds

smoky sunrise clouds


Helicopter with fire bucket

helicopter with fire bucket over Table Mountain helicopter with fire bucket over Lion's Head


Burned area on Devil's Peak and Saddle from City Bowl
This is on the other side from the photo at the top

burned area on Devil's Peak and Saddle from City Bowl


Devil's Peak burned area from Rhodes Memorial

Devil's Peak burned area from Rhodes Memorial




Gradual recovery from fires and dry Summer 2001

Panoramic views over Tokai from Constantiaberg

Tokai Forest from Constantiaberg Silvermine and Tokai Forest from Constantiaberg


Karbonkelberg with view of Chapman's Peak and Kommetjie

Karbonkelberg with view of Chapman's Peak and Kommetjie Karbonkelberg with view of Chapman's Peak and Kommetjie


Brunsvigia flower in burned area on Karbonkelberg

Brunsvigia flower in burned area on Karbonkelberg


Chapman's Peak and the Sentinel from Karbonkelberg

Chapman's Peak from Karbonkelberg burned area on Sentinel and view of Chapman's Peak


Hout Bay valley from Karbonkelberg towards Table Mountain

Hout Bay valley from Karbonkelberg towards Table Mountain


Upper Hout Bay valley and Little Lion's Head from Constantia Nek
This is almost 180 deg opposite from the above view

Upper Hout Bay valley and Little Lion's Head from Constantia Nek




Cooler Autumn weather

Silvermine Reservoir reflecting clouds

Silvermine Reservoir reflecting clouds


Silvermine and Clovelley in fog

Silvermine burned trees with fog and cirrus Silvermine and Clovelley in fog


Mushroom in Cecilia Forest

Mushroom in Cecilia Forest


Sunset fog and mountains from Rhodes Memorial

sunset fog and mountains from Rhodes Memorial




Aftermath and recovery from fire

Burned area of Devil's Peak and Table Mountain from Tafelberg Road

burned area of Devil's Peak and Table Mountain above Tafelberg Road Tafelberg Road and burned area of Table Mountain


Regrowth on slopes of Devil's Peak

regrowth on slopes of Devil's Peak


Rockfall on Tafelberg Road

rockfall on Tafelberg Road


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27 May 2001 created