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
10%
77%
1%
8%
84
flagGreece
12%
77%
3%
6%
31
flagthe United Arab Emirates
3%
75%
14%
7%
28
flagSpain
14%
66%
0%
14%
42
flagSweden
23%
61%
7%
7%
39
flagthe Netherlands
23%
57%
4%
14%
68
flagBelgium
33%
56%
0%
10%
30
flagGermany
25%
54%
2%
17%
271
flagDenmark
24%
53%
0%
21%
41
flagLithuania
28%
53%
0%
17%
28
flagPoland
24%
52%
3%
18%
18097
flagthe United States
25%
52%
5%
14%
548
flagAustria
21%
52%
4%
21%
42
flagthe United Kingdom
24%
51%
4%
17%
483
flagItaly
34%
50%
3%
9%
61
flagCanada
34%
48%
2%
15%
79
flagFrance
23%
48%
2%
25%
47
flagUnknown
23%
47%
5%
22%
697
flagRepublic of Ireland
39%
39%
3%
17%
58
flagIndia
25%
33%
12%
26%
56

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men51%
women51%
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25%
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51%
51%
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3%
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