Mount Gauss

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Mount Gauss (76°19′S 162°2′E / 76.317°S 162.033°E / -76.317; 162.033Coordinates: 76°19′S 162°2′E / 76.317°S 162.033°E / -76.317; 162.033) is the northernmost peak of the Kirkwood Range in Victoria Land, Antarctica. It was discovered by the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901–04, which named this feature after Professor Carl Friedrich Gauss, a German mathematician and astronomer.[1]

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