Mount Erebus taken from Terra Nova (1884)

A view of the active volcano Mount Erebus, taken fairly close inshore from the discovery ship Terra Nova (1884). The icy slopes of Ross Island terminate in sheer ice cliffs in the middle distance. The sea is clear of ice.

The print has a typed caption: 'Erebus at 7 p.m. Jan. 3rd 1911.'

Object Details

ID: ALB1217.9
Type: Photographic print
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Ponting, Herbert George
Vessels: Terra Nova (1884)
Date made: 3 January 1911
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall: 112 mm x 164 mm
Parts: British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-13, covering the period 1910-11 (Photograph album)

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