Geography Quiz / Geography Grab Bag: Antarctica

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Can you name the following geographic features of Antarctica?

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

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