Overview of Antarctic Geography


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Which of the following parts of geography is less significant for Antarctica than most places?

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1. How big is Antarctica compared to the USA?

2. What mountain range separates East and West Antarctica?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Antarctica has some of the most unique geography in the entire world, and this quiz and worksheet combo will help test your knowledge of Antarctica's geographic elements. Quiz questions focus on classification and location of the geography on Antarctica.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This pair of assessments will test you on:

  • Geographic feature less prevalent in Antarctica
  • Comparative size of Antarctica
  • The largest mountain range in the Antarctic
  • The tallest Antarctic mountain

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you comprehend key information from the related Antarctica geography lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding mountains in Antarctica
  • Knowledge application - utilize your knowledge to answer questions about the size and geographic features of Antarctica

Additional Learning

If you want to find out more about the geography of Antarctica, review the corresponding lesson titled Overview of Antarctic Geography. The lesson will cover the following key topics:

  • Influences on Antarctica's geography
  • Treaty that renders most of Antarctica a wilderness that cannot be claimed by a country
  • The katabatic winds responsible for the low rainfall in the South Pole