Ritscher Peak

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Ritscher Peak
Ritscher Peak is located in Antarctica
Ritscher Peak
Ritscher Peak
Location in Antarctica
Highest point
Elevation 2,790 metres (9,150 ft)
Coordinates 71°24′14″S 13°21′07″E / 71.404°S 13.352°E / -71.404; 13.352Coordinates: 71°24′14″S 13°21′07″E / 71.404°S 13.352°E / -71.404; 13.352
Geography
Location Antarctica
Parent range Gruber Mountains

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]

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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).