Geography Quiz / Geography Grab Bag: Antarctica

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Can you name the following geographic features of Antarctica?

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

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