Geography Grab Bag: Antarctica

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Can you name the following geographic features of Antarctica?

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

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