Name details

Ricker Hills

Ricker Hills (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Ricker Hills  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 140000

Feature type: Hill

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 group of mainly ice-free hills, about 16.8km long north to south, indented by Morris Basin on the north, and lying just west of Hollingsworth Glacier in the Prince Albert Mountains, Victoria Land.

Named For

Mapped and named by the Southern Party of the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1962-63, for John F. Ricker, a Canadian geologist with the party.

Location

Latitude:
75° 41' 00.0" S
-75.68333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
159° 10' 00.0" E
159.16667°
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Altitude:
1468 m
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Reference Elevation Model of Antarctica, Howat et al. 2018
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Polar Geospatial Center
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

Height at reference point

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
24-Nov-1967

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