Name details

The Ringer

Ringer, The (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

The Ringer  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139999

Feature type: Moraine

Origin

This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A ring-shaped moraine at the mouth of Ringer Glacier as it enters Miller Glacier, Victoria Land. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MD09

Named For

The name comes from the strikingly symmetrical configuration of the feature. The name first appeared on the NZ Map NZMS 175/3 2 (1961) though was not made official at the time; following an enquiry from the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) the NZ-Antarctic Place Names Committee approved the name in 1994.

Location

Latitude:
77° 13' 14.1" S
-77.22058°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
162° 03' 56.5" E
162.06570°
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Altitude:
419 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
LINZ AntTopo50 series
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
LINZ
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

Coordinates also compared against 0.5m Antarctic Imagery Mosaic, DigitalGlobe Inc 2018, 1030010011973A00. Height at reference point

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
30-Nov-1994

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