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    a rough road takes off directly west for 37km into the valley

    What is "takes off"? begin or a metaphor for "start a journey"?

    ex)Gmkaskloof, which is now under the custodianship of Western Cape Nature Conservation, is accessed from the summit of the Swartberg Pass. From near the summit a rough road takes off directly west for 37km into the valley.....

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    Re: a rough road takes off directly west for 37km into the valley

    Exactly right. It is a metaphor for "start a journey".

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