Mountain range in the Western Cape, South Africa
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|Cederberg Wilderness Area|
Sneeuberg, the highest peak in the Cederberg, with the Maltese Cross in the foreground.
|Location||West Coast, Western Cape, South Africa|
|Area||710 km2 (270 sq mi)|
|World Heritage site||2004 (Cape Floral Region Protected Areas)|
|Part of||Cape Floral Region Protected Areas|
|Criteria||Natural: ix, x|
|Inscription||2004 (28th session)|
The Cederberg mountains are located near Clanwilliam, approximately 300 km north of Cape Town, South Africa at about . The mountain range is named after the endangered Clanwilliam cedar (Widdringtonia cedarbergensis), which is a tree endemic to the area. The mountains are noted for dramatic rock formations and San rock art. The Cederberg Wilderness Area is administered by CapeNature.
Cederberg is now the generally accepted spelling for the area, which combines the English (Cedarberg) and Afrikaans (Sederberg) variants.
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