Geography Grab Bag: Antarctica

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Can you name the following geographic features of Antarctica?

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Big, East Antarctica Ice Shelf found at 70ºS 70ºE
Largest species of penguin
The South Pole can be found on this plateau
Largest native animal that could be found on land
Largest Lake**
Water body East of the Antarctic Peninsula
Southernmost community/research station
Australian claimed territory W of Adélie Land
Largest swath of unclaimed territory
Water body between Antarctica & S. America
Bay serving as Amundsen's disembarkation spot
Southernmost Volcano
Land S of Graham Land on Antarctic Peninsula
Highest Point of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet
Largest Island
DescriptionAnswer
Largest Ice Shelf
Last country to make a territorial claim (1942)
Highest Mountain
Largest* Community; it's located approx. 166ºE
Island Chain just N of the Antarctic Peninsula
Water body East of the Amundsen Sea
Sea between West & Shackleton Ice Shelves
Berkner I.*** divides Ronne Ice Shelf & this one
Land to the West of the Ronne Ice Shelf
Mountain cluster in UK/Argentine/Chilean Claims
Transcontinental Range parting E & W Antarctica
Mainland territory claimed by Norway
Ocean Current encircling Antarctica
Year the Antarctic Treaty came into effect
Isolated barren rock peak(s) in a snow/ice area

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