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
Gaussberg (AUS) 66° 48' 17.8" S 89° 11' 39.2" E Peak
Name ID: 2005 Place ID: 5175

An extinct volcanic cone about 369 m high, on the western side of Posadowsky Bay on the coast of Wilhelm II Land. Discovered in February, 1902, by the German Antarctic Expedition (1901-03) under Prof. Erich von Drygalski who named it after his expedition ship Gauss, which was frozen in the pack ice about 80 km to the north until February, 1903.

Gau├čberg (DEU) 66° 48' 00.0" S 89° 12' 00.0" E
Name ID: 106883 Place ID: 5175

Gaussberg (RUS) 66° 48' 00.0" S 89° 12' 00.0" E
Name ID: 118134 Place ID: 5175

Gaussberg (USA) 66° 48' 00.0" S 89° 11' 00.0" E
Name ID: 125576 Place ID: 5175

Extinct volcanic cone, 370 m, fronting on Davis Sea immediately W of Posadowsky Glacier. Discovered in February 1902 by the GerAE under Drygalski, who named it after the expedition ship Gauss.

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