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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flagGreece
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flagNorway
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flagthe United Arab Emirates
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flagSpain
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flagthe Netherlands
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flagSweden
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flagLithuania
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flagAustria
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flagGermany
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flagBelgium
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flagPoland
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flagthe United States
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flagthe United Kingdom
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flagItaly
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flagDenmark
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flagCanada
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flagFrance
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flagUnknown
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flagRepublic of Ireland
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flagIndia
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