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2006-05-18 08:55:34

WASHINGTON (AP) - Photographer Joan Myers spent months exploring Antarctica and recording its stark beauty. An exhibit of her photos opens Thursday at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. "I have seen part of the planet that few have seen, and I have had the time to walk and photograph and feel our world without its veneer of human activity. Antarctica cannot be tamed," Myers wrote in her journal of the time she spent there. "Wondrous Cold: An Antarctic Journey," will remain...


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Mount Erebus
2014-08-19 09:49:48

Mount Erebus is an active volcano that can be found on Ross Island in Antarctica. It is the second largest volcano in Antarctica, reaching a height of 12,448 feet. Sir James Clark Ross discovered it in 1841 in mid-eruption and named it and another volcano Mount Erebus and Mount Terror, after two of his ships. The first people to climb the volcano and reach its summit were part of Sir Ernest Shackleton's party, including Professor Edgeworth David, Jameson Adams, and Dr. Eric Marshall. Mount...

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