This page presents the geographical name data for Doolittle Massif 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 Massif
Feature Class (see definition): Range
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 18523
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 50' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
156° 42' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.8333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 156.7
Elevation (see definition): 2050
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2003
Description (see definition): A compact group of mountain heights in NW Churchill Mountains, between Zeller Glacier and Sefton Glacier where the two enter Byrd Glacier. The feature is 10 miles long and rises to 2050 m in Mount Rainbow. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 2003 after General James H. (Jimmy) Doolittle (1896-1993) USAF, American aviator and hero who visited McMurdo Station in 1962. In 1942, then Lieutenant Col. Doolittle initiated heavy aircraft operations from the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier Hornet, leading to carrier-based R4D operations from the carrier Philippine Sea, January 1946, during Operation Highjump.
Date Created (see definition): 01/23/2004
Date Edited (see definition): No data