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Gaussberg

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Location  Antarctica
Elevation  370 m
Mountain type  Volcanic cone
Gaussberg
Similar  Mount Berlin, Mount Andrus, Mount Murphy, Mount Terror, Mount Siple

Gaussberg (or Mount Gauss) is an extinct volcanic cone, 370 metres (1,214 ft) high, fronting on Davis Sea immediately west of the Posadowsky Glacier in Kaiser Wilhelm II Land in Antarctica.

Map of Gaussberg, Antarctica

Discovered in February 1902 by the German Antarctic Expedition under Erich von Drygalski, who named it after his expedition ship, which was in turn named in honour of Carl Friedrich Gauss.

References

Gaussberg Wikipedia


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