Du Toit Mountains

Du Toit Mountains

Du Toit Mountains

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The Du Toit Mountains () are a group of mountains about 60 km (35 mi) long and 16 km (10 mi) wide, to the SW of Wilson Mountains in SE Palmer Land, Antarctica. The mountains have peaks rising to 1,700 m and are bounded by Beaumont, Maury and Defant Glaciers.

First photographed from the air by the USAS, 1940; rephotographed by the U.S. Navy, 1966–69, and mapped from the photographs by the USGS. In association with the names of continental drift scientists grouped in this area, named by US-ACAN after Alexander du Toit (1878–1948), South African geologist, an early proponent of the theory of continental drift.




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