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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flagFinland
8%
83%
0%
8%
12
flagNorway
10%
75%
1%
10%
69
flagAustralia
26%
68%
0%
5%
19
flagSweden
16%
66%
5%
11%
18
flagSpain
14%
65%
0%
14%
41
flagBelgium
29%
62%
0%
8%
24
flagthe Netherlands
20%
58%
5%
15%
39
flagSwitzerland
21%
57%
0%
21%
14
flagGermany
24%
56%
2%
16%
198
flagAustria
26%
56%
4%
13%
23
flagthe United Kingdom
25%
52%
3%
17%
302
flagItaly
28%
52%
2%
13%
38
flagPoland
25%
51%
3%
18%
11567
flagFrance
28%
50%
2%
18%
38
flagLithuania
28%
50%
0%
21%
14
flagthe United States
26%
49%
7%
14%
423
flagCanada
33%
49%
3%
14%
57
flagDenmark
37%
44%
0%
18%
27
flagRepublic of Ireland
44%
33%
5%
16%
36
flagIndia
25%
30%
11%
30%
36

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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