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%
79
flagGreece
16%
76%
4%
4%
25
flagthe United Arab Emirates
4%
72%
13%
9%
22
flagSweden
16%
70%
4%
8%
24
flagSpain
14%
65%
0%
14%
41
flagBelgium
31%
58%
0%
10%
29
flagthe Netherlands
20%
56%
5%
18%
55
flagGermany
25%
54%
2%
17%
232
flagPoland
25%
52%
3%
18%
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flagthe United Kingdom
23%
52%
4%
18%
430
flagLithuania
28%
52%
0%
20%
25
flagthe United States
26%
51%
6%
14%
513
flagItaly
32%
51%
3%
10%
56
flagDenmark
28%
51%
0%
20%
35
flagAustria
22%
51%
3%
22%
27
flagUnknown
24%
50%
3%
21%
365
flagCanada
34%
47%
2%
15%
73
flagFrance
23%
47%
2%
26%
46
flagRepublic of Ireland
41%
37%
3%
16%
53
flagIndia
23%
33%
11%
29%
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men51%
women49%
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23%
26%
Norwegian queen
51%
49%
Russian queen
3%
3%
Mythical queen of the Amazons
21%
20%

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