Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Collated by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (Italy)
in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Ruhnke, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mount Ruhnke (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Mountain (2a)
This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
A peak (2,535 m) in the NW part of Festninga Mountain in the Muhlig-Hofmann Mountains of Queen Maud Land. The name "Ruhnke-Berg" was applied in the general area by the GerAE under Ritscher, 1938-39, for Herbert Ruhnke, radio operator on the flying boat Passat used by this expedition. The correlation of the name with this feature may be arbitrary but is recommended for the sake of international uniformity and historical continuity.
No images of this place could be found.