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