Lat: 28.1°N, Long: 23.5°W, Length: 193 km, Height: km, Rükl: 20
Apollo 15 AS15-M-1556. The Zirkel Ridge is at center right, with Dorsum Heim snaking along the terminator to its upper left. The prominent shadow-casting peak to the lower left of Dorsum Zirkel is Mons La Hire. The shadow along the right margin is part of the Apollo spacecraft from which this north-looking oblique view was taken.
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Because the southern (southeastern) extension of Dorsum Zirkel is running across craters La Hire A and La Hire B (see upper margin of Rukl's chart 20), all orbital Apollo photographs of that part of Dorsum Zirkel should be online in the LPI's lists of La Hire A and La Hire B. - DannyCaes Aug 20, 2011
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Ferdinand Zirkel (March 20, 1838 – June 12, 1912) was a German geologist and petrographer. He became professor of mineralogy and geology in the University of Leipzig. The mineral zirkelite is named after him.
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Flow Boundary (near Dorsum Zirkel, and both Carlini K and Carlini L).
APOLLO OVER THE MOON; A VIEW FROM ORBIT, Chapter 4: The Maria (Part 1), Figure 66.