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
Gessner Peak (USA) 71° 46' 00.0" S 6° 55' 00.0" E Peak
Name ID: 125643 Place ID: 5283

The highest peak (3,020 m) of Storkvarvet Mountain, standing 3 mi N of Habermehl Peak in the NE part of the Muhlig-Hofmann Mountains of Queen Maud Land. Discovered by the GerAE under Ritscher, 1938-39, and named for the manager of the German Hansa-Luftbild, an aerial photographic corporation.

Gessner Spitze (RUS) 71° 45' 00.0" S 6° 50' 00.0" E Peak
Name ID: 118166 Place ID: 5283

Ge├čnerspitze (DEU) 71° 44' 00.0" S 6° 54' 00.0" E Peak
Name ID: 106892 Place ID: 5283

Gessnertind (NOR) 71° 46' 00.0" S 6° 54' 00.0" E Peak
Name ID: 115141 Place ID: 5283

Mountain peak in the S part of Storkvarvet in M├╝hlig-Hofmannfjella, Fimbulheimen. After Gessner, the manager of the German Hansa-Luftbild, an aerial photographic corporation.

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