Geography Quiz / Geography Grab Bag: Antarctica

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QUIZ: Can you name the following geographic features of Antarctica?

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

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