Gessner Peak

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Gessner Peak
Gessner Peak is located in Antarctica
Gessner Peak
Gessner Peak
Location in Antarctica
Highest point
Elevation 3,020 ft (920 m)
Coordinates 71°46′S 6°55′E / 71.767°S 6.917°E / -71.767; 6.917Coordinates: 71°46′S 6°55′E / 71.767°S 6.917°E / -71.767; 6.917)
Geography
Location Mühlig-Hofmann Mountains of Queen Maud Land, Antarctica

Gessner Peak (German: Geßnerspitze, is, at 3,020 metres (9,900 ft), the highest peak of Storkvarvet Mountain, standing 3 nautical miles (6 km) north of Habermehl Peak in the northeast part of the Mühlig-Hofmann Mountains of Queen Maud Land, Antarctica. It was discovered by the Third German Antarctic Expedition (1938–1939), led by Captain Alfred Ritscher, and named for the manager of the German Hansa-Luftbild, an aerial photographic corporation.[1]

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Gessner Peak" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).