Doyle's Delight

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Doyle's Delight
Elevation 1,124 m (3,688 ft)
Listing Country high point
Location
Location  Belize
Range Cockscomb Range
Coordinates 16°30′N 89°03′W / 16.5°N 89.05°W / 16.5; -89.05Coordinates: 16°30′N 89°03′W / 16.5°N 89.05°W / 16.5; -89.05

Doyle's Delight is the highest peak in Belize. It is 1124 m high.

The name Doyle's Delight was first used by Sharon Matola in a 1989 report.[1][2] The name is based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's book The Lost World (1912). The book has the quote "there must be something wild and wonderful in a country such as this, and we're the men to find it out!".

References[change | change source]

  1. Matola, Sharon (1989). The Doyle’s Delight Expedition, Maya Mountains, Southern Belize. Unpublished report.
  2. The August 2004 Expedition to Doyle’s Delight