Queen Maud Mountains

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointMount Kaplan (4230 m/13,878 ft)
Area92,848 sq km / 35,849 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent403 km / 251 mi North-South
3,198 km / 1,987 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long85° 45' S; 152° 7' W
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Map of Queen Maud Mountains
Click on neighboring ranges to navigate to them.
West Antarctic Ice Cap Prince Albert-McMurdo Ellsworth Mountains Coastal West Antarctica Queen Alexandra Range Pensacola Mountains Horlick Mountains Thiel Mountains East Antarctic Ice Cap
Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.

Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Queen Maud Mountains.
Transantarctic MountainsLevel 2 (Parent)
         Victoria LandLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Prince Albert-McMurdoLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Queen Alexandra RangeLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Queen Maud MountainsLevel 3
                 Commonwealth RangeLevel 4 (Child)
                 Supporters RangeLevel 4 (Child)
                 Dominion RangeLevel 4 (Child)
                 Hughes RangeLevel 4 (Child)
                 Bush MountainsLevel 4 (Child)
                 Otway MassifLevel 4 (Child)
                 Prince Olav MountainsLevel 4 (Child)
                 Central Queen Maud MountainsLevel 4 (Child)
                 Hay Range-Nilsen PlateauLevel 4 (Child)
                 Watson EscarpmentLevel 4 (Child)
         Horlick MountainsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Thiel MountainsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Pensacola MountainsLevel 3 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Queen Maud Mountains

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Mount Kaplan423013,878Hughes Range
2.Mount Wade408413,399Prince Olav Mountains
3.Mount Fisher408013,386Prince Olav Mountains
4.Centennial Peak407013,353Prince Olav Mountains
5.Mount Fridtjof Nansen406913,350Central Queen Maud Mountains
6.Mount Wexler402413,202Hughes Range
7.Flat Top400013,123Commonwealth Range
8.Mount Odishaw396513,009Hughes Range
9.Nilsen Plateau393812,920Hay Range-Nilsen Plateau
10.Mount Donaldson393012,894Commonwealth Range
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Mount Kaplan423013,878Hughes Range
2.Mount Wade408413,399Prince Olav Mountains
3.Mount Fridtjof Nansen406913,350Central Queen Maud Mountains
4.Flat Top400013,123Commonwealth Range
5.Nilsen Plateau393812,920Hay Range-Nilsen Plateau
6.Husky Dome358011,745Bush Mountains
7.Teller Peak355011,647Watson Escarpment
8.Mount White347011,385Supporters Range
9.Mom Peak326010,696Otway Massif
10.Mount Mills29559695Dominion Range

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