Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.

Karroo

Karroo, a name given to the high plains of South Africa, but usually applied to the Great Karroo, a plain situated between the Nieuweveld Berge on the north, and the Zwarte Berge on the south. Rain does not fall for nine months in the year, but after the wet season large flocks are fed on the grass which springs up.