This page presents the geographical name data for Doolittle Bluff 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): Doolittle Bluff
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 17371
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 37' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 38' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.6166667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.6333333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1997
Description (see definition): The large rock bluff at the head of Suess Glacier, on the N side of Taylor Valley, Victoria Land. From the Suess Glacier neve, the bluff rises 500 m to a summit area of 1,835 m. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (1997) after John H. (Jack) Doolittle, American physicist, Station Science Leader at Siple Station, winter party 1977; Research Scientist, Lockheed Martin Palo Alto Research Laboratory, Space Physics Laboratory, from 1983; Staff Physicist from 1993; continuous participation as a South Pole co-investigator in auroral studies since 1983; 20 working visits to Antarctica (McMurdo, Siple and South Pole Stations) from the 1975-76 season.
Date Created (see definition): 09/23/1998
Date Edited (see definition): No data