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

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