Geography Quiz / Geography Grab Bag: Antarctica

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Can you name the following geographic features of Antarctica?

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

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