Monge Point

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Properties of A General Tetrahedron
... centers such as incenter, circumcenter, excenters, Spieker center and points such as a centroid ... of the medial tetrahedron is analogous to the triangle's nine-point circle, but does not generally pass through the base points of the altitudes of the reference tetrahedron ... Gaspard Monge found a center that exists in every tetrahedron, now known as the Monge point the point where the six midplanes of a tetrahedron ...

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