Geography Grab Bag: Antarctica

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Can you name the following geographic features of Antarctica?

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

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