Queen Fabiola Mountains
Queen Fabiola Mountains is a group of mountains in Antarctica, 30 miles (48 km) long, consisting mainly of seven small massifs which trend north-south, forming a partial barrier to the flow of inland ice. The mountains stand in isolation about 90 miles (140 km) southwest of the head of Lutzow-Holm Bay. The mountains were discovered and photographed from aircraft by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition, 1960, under Guido Derom, on October 8, 1960, and named with the permission of the King after Queen Fabiola of Belgium, on the occasion of her wedding with King Baudouin of Belgium. In November-December 1960, the mountains were visited by a party of the Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition (JARE), 1957–1962, which made geomorphological and geological surveys. They applied the name "Yamato Mountains". Highest massif is Mount Fukushima (2,470 m).
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