Queen Maud Land

(redirected from Dronning Maud Land)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia.

Queen Maud Land

 (môd)
A region of Antarctica between the Weddell Sea and Enderby Land. It was claimed by Norway in 1939.

Queen Maud Land

(mɔːd)
n
(Placename) the large section of Antarctica between Coats Land and Enderby Land: claimed by Norway in 1939. (Claims are suspended under the Antarctic Treaty of 1959)

Queen′ Maud′ Land`

(mɔd)

n.
a coastal region of Antarctica, S of Africa: Norwegian explorations.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Queen Maud Land - a region of Antarctica between Enderby Land and the Weddell Sea; claimed by Norway
Antarctic continent, Antarctica - an extremely cold continent at the south pole almost entirely below the Antarctic Circle; covered by an ice cap up to 13,000 feet deep; "Antarctica is twice the size of Australia"
References in periodicals archive ?
Explorer and writer Patrick Woodhead unveiled his third novel Beneath The Ice, in Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica.
M has established a long- term research program on ice core drilling, processing and analysis along a transect from coastal to polar plateau within the Central Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica through a constructive collaboration between National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR) and Geological Survey of India (Antarctic Division).
The researchers' work was conducted as part of the 2008 Tawani International Expedition to Schirmacher Oasis and Lake Untersee in Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica.