Geography Grab Bag: Antarctica

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Can you name the following geographic features of Antarctica?

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

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