Moka Range

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Part of the Moka Range seen from the summit of Le Pouce

The Moka Range is a mountain range in Mauritius. It contains two of Mauritius's three tallest peaks, Pieter Both and Le Pouce. It was formed from a basalt lava dome ten million years ago.[1] The Moka Range forms a semicircle around the capital of Mauritius, Port Louis.


  1. ^ Charles Darwin. "The Complete Works of Charles Darwin Online". p. 483. 

Coordinates: 20°12′0″S 57°31′30″E / 20.20000°S 57.52500°E / -20.20000; 57.52500