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Image number: S0014245

Crater of Mount Erebus

Artist / photographer: Not known
Date: 1907 - 1909
Caption: 'The crater of Erebus, 900 feet deep and half a mile wide. Steam is seen rising on the left. The photograph was taken from the lower part of the crater edge.' From opposite page 188 of 'The Heart of the Antarctic: being the story of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909' by E. H. Shackleton, C.V.O. (London: W. Heineman, 1909).

Country: Antarctica

World region: Australasia
Event: British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909 (Nimrod)
Event category: Antarctica
Theme category: Landscape & Environment, Travel & Exploration

Image type: Photograph

Keywords: VOLCANO, volcanic craters, sheer, edge, steam
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