Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
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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Feature type: Mountain (2a)
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:
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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