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Doolittle Bluff: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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



NOTE: The information regarding Doolittle Bluff 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 Doolittle Bluff should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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