Location of Queen Maud Land in Antarctica
|Location||Queen Maud Land|
|Length||6 nmi (11 km; 7 mi)|
|Terminus||Queen Fabiola Mountains|
Discovered by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition under Guido Derom, October 7, 1960, and named after an old name of the cove of Honshū. Yamato is the symbol of the political unity and the national consciousness of the Japanese people. In November–December 1960, a Japanese field party reached this area and carried out geodetic and other scientific work.
- This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Yamato Glacier" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).
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