Geography Grab Bag: Antarctica

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Can you name the following geographic features of Antarctica?

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

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