Ritscher Peak

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Ritscher Peak (German: Ritschergipfel) is a 2,790-metre (9,150 ft) peak located 11 kilometres (7 mi) west-southwest of Mount Mentzel in the Gruber Mountains of Queen Maud Land, Antarctica. This peak was discovered and mapped by the Third German Antarctic Expedition of 1938–39 and was named for Capt. Alfred Ritscher, leader of the expedition.[1]


  1. ^ USGS Geographic Names Information System: USGS GNIS: Ritscher Peak

"Ritscher Peak". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 31 May 2010. 

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Ritscher Peak" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).

Coordinates: 71°24′14″S 13°21′07″E / 71.404°S 13.352°E / -71.404; 13.352