Geography Grab Bag: Antarctica

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Can you name the following geographic features of Antarctica?

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

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