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.

Answers distribution

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Norwegian queen
Russian queen
Mythical queen of the Amazons
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flagNorway
10%
76%
1%
8%
78
flagSpain
14%
65%
0%
14%
41
flagSweden
20%
65%
5%
10%
20
flagAustralia
25%
65%
0%
10%
20
flagBelgium
31%
58%
0%
10%
29
flagthe Netherlands
17%
57%
5%
19%
52
flagGermany
25%
54%
2%
17%
223
flagPoland
25%
52%
3%
18%
13909
flagthe United Kingdom
23%
52%
4%
18%
392
flagAustria
24%
52%
4%
20%
25
flagthe United States
26%
50%
6%
14%
493
flagItaly
34%
50%
2%
10%
46
flagDenmark
29%
50%
0%
20%
34
flagUkraine
16%
50%
11%
22%
18
flagUnknown
31%
48%
2%
17%
88
flagFrance
24%
48%
2%
24%
45
flagCanada
35%
47%
2%
14%
71
flagLithuania
28%
47%
0%
23%
21
flagRepublic of Ireland
42%
38%
4%
16%
50
flagIndia
22%
34%
10%
30%
49

Gender

men53%
women48%
Dutch queen
24%
27%
Norwegian queen
53%
48%
Russian queen
2%
3%
Mythical queen of the Amazons
19%
20%

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