Mount Erebus

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Mount Erebus

Mount Erebus is a volcano on Ross Island in Antarctica. It is the most southern active volcano in the world.

Erebus is 3,895 meters (12,779 ft) high.

History[change | change source]

On November 28, 1979, an airplane, Air New Zealand Flight 901, crashed into Mount Erebus during a storm. All 257 people in the airplane died.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Christchurch City Libraries, New Zealand Disasters, "Aircraft Accident: DC. 10 ZK-NZP Flight 901"; retrieved 2012-6-15.