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Range Name(s): Queen Maud Mountains, Горы Королевы Мод     Geology: Tectonic, Volcanic
Max. Elevation: 4 230 m / 13 878 ft     Snow Line: Please update
Region(s): Antarctica     Average Length: 1 941 miles / 3 125 km
Location: Antarctica:     Average Width: Please update
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Parent Range: Transantarctic Mountains     Nearest Airport(s): Christchurch International Airport (CHC);
National Park(s): Please update     Convenience Center(s): Antarctic research center McMurdo Station;

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Journey to the Prince Albert Mountains can be the most vivid, complicated and impressive adventure of your life. There are many unclimbed peaks and fantastic landscapes.
Most of mountains in Antarctica are not active volcanoes, and they are not very dangerous. Climbing in the Antarctica mountains can be daunting at times, however, because to the often frigid temperatures and strong winds. Here the
largest scientific continent base station McMurdo is located, where many of the expeditions starts. In fact it's a real town - it has buildings, roads, cars and even lampposts and post-office.
Antarctica might not be the most highly visited destination in the world, but the few tourists who manage to make it here every year would likely recommend it without delay.
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DESCRIPTION Edit

The Queen Maud Mountains is a huge mountain system in Antarctica. It consists of major group of mountains, ranges and subordinate features of the Transantarctic Mountains center part. The Queen Maud Mountains was discovered in 1911 by Roald Amundsen and named in honor of Norwegian Queen Maud of Wales.

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The mountain system lies between the Beardmore and Reedy Glaciers and includes the area from the head of the Ross Ice Shelf to the polar plateau.

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