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Du Toit Mountains: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Du Toit Mountains in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.

Feature Name (see definition): Du Toit Mountains

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4211

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 28' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 11' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.4666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.1833333

Elevation (see definition): 1700

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A group of mountains about 35 mi long and 10 mi wide, to the SW of Wilson Mountains in SE Palmer Land. The mountains have peaks rising to 1,700 m and are bounded by Beaumont Glacier, Maury Glacier and Defant Glacier. First photographed from the air by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1940; rephotographed by the U.S. Navy, 1966-69, and mapped from the photographs by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). In association with the names of continental drift scientists grouped in this area, named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Alexander Logie Du Toit (1878-1948), South African geologist, an early proponent of the theory of continental drift.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

NOTE: The information regarding Du Toit Mountains in Antarctica on this page is published from the data supplied by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a member of the Intelligence community of the Antarctica, and a Department of Defense (DoD) Combat Support Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Du Toit Mountains should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

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