SCAR Gazetteer Information: Each place can have one or more entries in the SCAR Composite Gazetteer, dependant on its origin. By viewing an individual entry, you may see multiple references to the same place. SCAR uses a more general feature type coding, so each place will, in general, have multiple feature types.

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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Ritscher Gipfel (RUS) 71° 24' 00.0" S 13° 22' 00.0" E Peak
Name ID: 120234 Place ID: 12185

Ritscher Peak (USA) 71° 24' 00.0" S 13° 20' 00.0" E Peak
Name ID: 130807 Place ID: 12185

A prominent peak (2,790 m) standing 7 mi WSW of Mount Mentzel in the Gruber Mountains of Queen Maud Land. This peak was discovered and mapped by the German Antarctic Expedition of 1938-39 and was named for Capt. Alfred Ritscher, leader of the expedition.

Ritschergipfel (DEU) 71° 24' 00.0" S 13° 20' 00.0" E Peak
Name ID: 107062 Place ID: 12185

Ritschertind (NOR) 71° 25' 00.0" S 13° 19' 00.0" E Peak
Name ID: 115838 Place ID: 12185

Highest mountain peak in Gruberfjella, Wohlthatmassivet in Fimbulheimen. After captain Alfred Ritscher. See Ritscherflya.

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