After whom is Queen Maud Land in Antarctica named?

Dutch queen
Norwegian queen
Russian queen
Mythical queen of the Amazons
Queen Maud Land was the first part of Antarc­ti­ca to be sighted. The name was ini­tial­ly applied in January 1930 to the land dis­cov­ered by Hjalmar Ri­is­er-Larsen and Finn Lüt­zow-Holm during Norvegia ex­pe­di­tion of 1929–30. It was named after the Nor­we­gian Queen Maud of Wales, wife of the then-reign­ing King Haakon VII.

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flagNorway
9%
77%
1%
8%
81
flagGreece
14%
75%
3%
7%
28
flagthe United Arab Emirates
4%
72%
16%
8%
25
flagSpain
14%
66%
0%
14%
42
flagSweden
22%
60%
8%
8%
35
flagBelgium
31%
58%
0%
10%
29
flagthe Netherlands
20%
57%
5%
16%
59
flagDenmark
25%
55%
0%
20%
40
flagGermany
25%
53%
1%
18%
253
flagLithuania
28%
53%
0%
17%
28
flagPoland
24%
52%
3%
18%
17193
flagthe United Kingdom
24%
52%
4%
18%
462
flagthe United States
26%
51%
5%
14%
525
flagItaly
32%
51%
3%
10%
58
flagFrance
23%
47%
2%
26%
46
flagUnknown
24%
46%
5%
22%
648
flagCanada
36%
46%
2%
14%
75
flagAustria
25%
43%
3%
28%
32
flagRepublic of Ireland
41%
39%
3%
16%
56
flagIndia
26%
32%
11%
28%
53

Gender

men51%
women50%
Dutch queen
22%
25%
Norwegian queen
51%
50%
Russian queen
3%
3%
Mythical queen of the Amazons
22%
20%

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