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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Mythical queen of the Amazons
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flagNorway
10%
76%
1%
9%
77
flagSpain
14%
65%
0%
14%
41
flagAustralia
25%
65%
0%
10%
20
flagSweden
20%
65%
5%
10%
20
flagthe Netherlands
18%
57%
6%
18%
49
flagBelgium
32%
57%
0%
10%
28
flagGermany
24%
55%
2%
16%
220
flagthe United Kingdom
24%
52%
4%
17%
379
flagAustria
24%
52%
4%
20%
25
flagPoland
25%
51%
3%
18%
13425
flagthe United States
27%
50%
6%
14%
486
flagItaly
34%
50%
2%
11%
44
flagDenmark
29%
50%
0%
20%
34
flagLithuania
30%
50%
0%
20%
20
flagUnknown
31%
48%
1%
18%
74
flagFrance
24%
48%
2%
24%
45
flagCanada
36%
46%
3%
13%
66
flagUkraine
18%
43%
12%
25%
16
flagRepublic of Ireland
40%
36%
4%
18%
44
flagIndia
23%
34%
9%
30%
43

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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