1877F. JeppeTvl Bk Almanac & Dir. (1976) 29This plateau, called Hooge Veldt, extends through the whole breadth of the republic, and forms the watershed between the rivers flowing South to the Vaal and North to the Limpopo.
1882J. NixonAmong Boers 288The ‘Hooge Veld’ is the only locality where a lung patient ought to settle. Fortunately it occupies a wide district, and leaves a large choice.
1888Encycl. Brit.XXIII. 518The Hooge Veld, or uplands, comprising the southern districts drained by the Vaal and the Drakensberg highlands as far north as Lipalule, about 35,000 square miles altogether.
1902D. Van WarmeloOn Commando 137The treeless Hoogeveld had been almost exhausted by the many large commandos which had visited the ‘uitspan’ places.
1907J.P. FitzpatrickJock of Bushveld (Glossary) 470Highveld, properly Hoogeveld (D), high country; the plateau, about 5000 to 6000 ft. above sea-level.
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