Queen Maud Mountains

Queen Maud Mountains (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Queen Maud Mountains  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 11777
Name ID: 114184

Feature type: Mountain (2a)

Origin

This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A major range of mountains standing at the head of the Ross Ice Shelf in the general direction of the Beardmore Glacier and extending in a south-east direction for an indeterminate distance beyond 87º00 S, 145º00 W. Discovered in 1911 by Amundsen on his way towards the South Pole and named by him for the Queen of Norway. Not Dronning Mauds Fjell (Norwegian), Konigin Maud Gebirge (German), or Queen Maud's Range.

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Location

Latitude:
84° 00' 00.0" S
-84.00000°
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Longitude:
174° 00' 00.0" E
174.00000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Person:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
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Date approved:
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