The Molopo, a very imposing river on the map, is dry in its lower stretches.
He and his band of 700 men had advanced up the Molopo, burnt the stadt as a signal to his allies, and thus made an entry.
The whole country is under British protection; that part which is S. of the river Molopo was made a crown colony in 1885.
In the south the rivers, such as the Molopo and the Kuruman, drain towards the Orange.
The railroad, running north and south, takes a westerly bend as it crosses the Molopo River some 300 yards south of the town.