Munt Erebus

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Munt Erebus
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Munt Erebus, 1972
Elevation 3,794 m (12,448 ft)[1]
Prominence 3,794 m (12,448 ft)[1]Ranked 34t
Leetin Ultra
Location
Cairt o Antarctica shawin location o Munt Erebus
Munt Erebus
Munt Erebus
Location o Munt Erebus
Location Ross Island, Antarctica
Coordinates 77°31′47″S 167°09′12″E / 77.52972°S 167.15333°E / -77.52972; 167.15333Coordinates: 77°31′47″S 167°09′12″E / 77.52972°S 167.15333°E / -77.52972; 167.15333[2]
Topo cairt Ross Island C
Geology
Type Stratovolcano (composite cone).
Age o rock 1.3 million years
Last eruption 2011
Climbing
First ascent 1908 bi Edgeworth David an party[3]
Easiest route Basic snow & ice climb

Munt Erebus /ˈɛrɨbəs/ is the seicont heichest volcano in Antarctica (efter Munt Sidley) an the soothrenmaist active volcano on yird. It is the 6t heichest ultra muntain on an island.[1] Wi a summit elevation o 3,794 metres (12,448 ft), it is locatit on Ross Island, which is an aa home tae three inactive volcanoes, Munt Terror, Munt Bird, an Munt Terra Nova.

The volcano haes been observed tae be continuously active[citation needit] syne 1972 an is the steid o the Munt Erebus Volcano Observatory run bi the New Mexico Institute o Minin an Technology.[4]

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