Where is Gatsby's mansion located in The Great Gatsby?

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Gatsby 's mansion is located in West Egg, a (slightly) egg-shaped land formation jutting out into Long Island Sound. It is also called Great Neck on maps of the area. Just to the east of West Egg is East Egg, another slightly egg-shaped land formation that juts out into the Sound, at a little more of a geographical remove from the city itself. West Egg is the "less fashionable" of the two Eggs, where people with "new money" (people who have earned their fortunes) tend to live, and East Egg is where people with "old money" (those who have inherited their fortunes) live. East Egg is also called...

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