Geography Quiz / Geography Grab Bag: Antarctica

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Can you name the following geographic features of Antarctica?

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

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