Queen Maud Land

Queen Maud Land
a region of Antarctica between Enderby Land and the Weddell Sea; claimed by Norway
Part Holonyms: ↑Antarctica, ↑Antarctic continent

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a coastal region of Antarctica, S of Africa: Norwegian explorations.

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a part of Antarctica that borders the Atlantic Ocean, claimed since 1939 by Norway
named after Queen Maud of Norway (1869 - 1938)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Queen Maud Land — Queen′ Maud′ Land [[t]mɔd[/t]] n. geg a coastal region of Antarctica, S of Africa: Norwegian explorations …   From formal English to slang

  • Queen Maud Land — region in Antarctica, south of Africa: it is claimed by Norway …   English World dictionary

  • Queen Maud Land — Dronning Maud Land …   Wikipedia

  • Queen Maud Land — Von links nach rechts die Küstenstreifen: Prinzessin Ragnhild, Prinz Harald, Prinz Olaf (Satellitenbild: NASA) Das Königin Maud Land (norwegisch: Dronning Maud Land) ist ein Teil des Kontinentes Antarktis. Es wird von Norwegen zum norwegischen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Queen Maud Land — /mawd/ a coastal region of Antarctica, S of Africa: Norwegian explorations. * * * ▪ region, Antarctica       region of Antarctica south of Africa, extending from Coats Land (west) to Enderby Land (east) and including the Princess Martha, Princess …   Universalium

  • Queen Maud Land — geographical name section of Antarctica on the Atlantic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Queen Maud Land — Norwegian Antarctica …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Queen Maud Land — /mɔd/ (say mawd) noun a large coastal region of Antarctica, south of Africa; Norwegian explorations …   Australian English dictionary

  • Maud of Wales — Queen consort of Norway Tenure 18 November 1905 – 20 November 1938 ( 1000000000000003300000033 years, 100000000000000020000002 days) …   Wikipedia

  • Maud Subglacial Basin — (81°0′S 15°0′E / 81°S 15°E / 81; 15) is a large subglacial basin situated southward of the Wohlthat Mountains in southern Queen Maud Land. Seismic soundings in the …   Wikipedia

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