Definition:Koch Snowflake

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The Koch snowflake is the fractal generated by:

This is the $3$rd iteration of the Koch snowflake:


Also known as

The Koch snowflake is also known as:

the Koch curve
the snowflake curve.

Also see

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Source of Name

This entry was named for Niels Fabian Helge von Koch.

Historical Note

The Koch snowflake was introduced by Helge von Koch in $1904$.

Hence he demonstrated that a curve of infinite length can enclose a finite area.