What nationality was the discoverer of the highest mountain in Australia?

Australian
British
Polish
German
Mount Kosciuszko was named by the Polish explorer Count Paul Edmund Strz­elec­ki in 1840, in honour of the Polish national hero Tadeusz Koś­ciuszko, because of its per­ceived re­sem­blance to the Koś­ciuszko Mound in Krakow.

Answers distribution

Australian
British
Polish
German
answers
flagAustria
0%
9%
90%
0%
31
flagItaly
2%
5%
90%
1%
71
flagthe Netherlands
2%
9%
85%
1%
71
flagBelgium
0%
16%
84%
0%
25
flagDenmark
0%
17%
82%
0%
23
flagPoland
4%
11%
80%
2%
17590
flagSweden
0%
12%
79%
4%
24
flagLithuania
3%
14%
78%
0%
28
flagUnknown
4%
15%
77%
2%
344
flagFrance
1%
16%
75%
3%
54
flagGermany
2%
15%
74%
5%
243
flagthe United Kingdom
5%
15%
73%
4%
508
flagRepublic of Ireland
4%
11%
71%
11%
67
flagSpain
0%
26%
71%
2%
46
flagNorway
5%
13%
68%
10%
58
flagCanada
6%
24%
64%
4%
87
flagAustralia
6%
18%
64%
10%
48
flagUkraine
0%
20%
62%
10%
29
flagthe United States
9%
27%
50%
10%
561
flagIndia
20%
27%
41%
7%
65

Gender

men83%
women78%
Australian
3%
4%
British
11%
13%
Polish
83%
78%
German
2%
3%

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