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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Mount Gauss (NZL) 76° 19' 00.0" S 162° 02' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 113379 Place ID: 5176

A massif with a cap of black rock, lying about 3 miles north-east of Mt Chetwynd on the southern side of the Mawson Glacier in the Prince Albert Mountains of Victoria Land. Discovered by the NAE, 1901-04, which named this mountain for Professor Karl Friedrich Gauss, German mathematician and astronomer, who calculated the position of the Magnetic Pole in 1838-39.

Mount Gauss (USA) 76° 19' 00.0" S 162° 02' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 125578 Place ID: 5176

The northernmost peak of the Kirkwood Range in Victoria Land. Discovered by the BrNAE (1901-04) which named this feature after Prof. Karl Friedrich Gauss (1775-1855), German mathematician and astronomer.

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