Geography Grab Bag: Antarctica

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Can you name the following geographic features of Antarctica?

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

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