Gneiskopf Peak

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Gneiskopf Peak (71°56′S 12°7′E / 71.933°S 12.117°E / -71.933; 12.117Coordinates: 71°56′S 12°7′E / 71.933°S 12.117°E / -71.933; 12.117) is a peak 2,930 metres (9,600 ft) high rising 8 kilometres (5 mi) southwest of Mount Neustruyev at the southern end of the Südliche Petermann Range, in the Wohlthat Mountains of Queen Maud Land, Antarctica. It was discovered and given the descriptive name Gneiskopf (gneiss peak) by the Third German Antarctic Expedition (1938–1939), led by Captain Alfred Ritscher.[1]

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