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%
76%
1%
9%
75
flagSweden
16%
66%
5%
11%
18
flagSpain
14%
65%
0%
14%
41
flagAustralia
25%
65%
0%
10%
20
flagBelgium
32%
60%
0%
8%
25
flagSwitzerland
21%
57%
0%
21%
14
flagGermany
25%
55%
1%
16%
206
flagthe Netherlands
20%
55%
4%
20%
45
flagLithuania
27%
55%
0%
16%
18
flagUU
25%
53%
0%
21%
32
flagthe United Kingdom
24%
52%
4%
17%
342
flagItaly
28%
52%
2%
13%
38
flagAustria
24%
52%
4%
20%
25
flagPoland
25%
51%
3%
18%
12327
flagthe United States
26%
50%
6%
14%
457
flagCanada
34%
47%
3%
14%
61
flagFrance
27%
47%
2%
22%
40
flagDenmark
37%
44%
0%
18%
27
flagRepublic of Ireland
44%
34%
5%
15%
38
flagIndia
24%
32%
10%
29%
37

Gender

men53%
women49%
Dutch queen
24%
26%
Norwegian queen
53%
49%
Russian queen
2%
3%
Mythical queen of the Amazons
19%
20%

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