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The Mt. Erebus 3'794 m is after the Mt. Sidley the second highest volcano in the Antartica. The volcano was named by Sir James Clark Ross after his ship the H.M.S. Erebus. It is the southernmost active volcano on earth and is situated on the Ross Island within the Antarctic region Ross Dependency.

The Ross Island covers an area of 2'460 sqare kilometres. The island was formed by the volcanoes Erebus, Terror and Bird. On the island is situated the Scott Base (New Zealand) and the McMurdo-Station (USA).

 

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Ross Dependency 1953/1967.
The H.M.S. Erebus in front of the Erebus volcano. 

 

Ross Dependence Erebus volcano stamp

Ross Dependency 1982, Scotts Hut, Cape Evans.
The Erebus volcano in the background.

The hut was erected in 1911 by the British Antarctic Expedition of 1910–1913 (also known as the Terra Nova Expedition)

The stamp was issued in the series "Definitives - 1982".

 

Erebus volcano stamp issued 1987

British Antarctic Territory 1987, Cape Evans Hut.
The Erebus Volcano in the background.
The stamp was issued in the series "75th Anniversary of Captain Scott's arrival at the South Pole". 

 

Erebus volcano stamp issued 1987 Ross Dependency

British Antarctic Territory 1987, Hut Point.
Sailing Ship RRS Discovery at „Hut Point“ (1902-1904)
The stamp was issued in the series "75th Anniversary of Captain Scott's arrival at the South Pole".

Hut Point is a narrow peninsula from 3 to 5 kilometres wide and 24 kilometres long, projecting south-west from the slopes of Mount Erebus. On the peninsula are located the McMurdo Station (US) and Scott Base (NZ).

 

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Gambia 1994, Erebus Volcano. 

The left stamp is showing the Erebus volcano in the background.
It seems to be a view from the Hut Point Peninsula.

The right stamp is showing ice fumaroles near the summit of the Mount Erebus. Steam comes out of volcanic vents in the ground, freezes as it hits the cold air and creates chimneys of ice. 

 

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Gambia 1994. Ross Island.  

 

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Gambia 1994. Erebus Volcano.

Ross Dependency 1996
Inside Ice Cave, the Erebus volcano in the background.

Ross Dependency 1996
Base of Glacier.

Ross Dependency 1996
Glacier Ice Fall.

Ross Dependency 1996
Climbers at the Crater Rim of the Mt. Erebus.

Ross Dependency 1996
Pressure Ridges, the Erebus in the background.

Ross Dependency 1996
fumaroles near the summit of the Mt. Erebus.



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Ross Dependency 1999
Erebus volcano

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Ross Dependency 1999
Evening light, Ross Island.

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Ross Dependency 1999
Mother of Pearls clouds, Ross Island.

New Zealand 2007, Scott Base.
Erebus Volcano in the background. 

The miniaturesheet was issued in the series "Scott Base 1957 - 2007".
It is existing as Limited Edition of 2000 pieces, numbered from 0001 to 2000 as well.

 

British Antarctic Territory 2011, Cape Evans Hut.

Monnlight photograph of the Winterquaters Hut and camp with Mount Erebus in the background (One day past full moon). June 13th 1911.

The stamp was issued in the series "Antarctic Science".  

 

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Ross Dependency 2012, Erebus Volcano.
The stamp was issued in sheets of 25 stamps and as part of a miniaturesheet in the series "Definitivee stamp series 2012".  

 

Ross Dependency Shackleton's Nimrod Hut and Erebus volcano stamp

Ross Dependency 2017, Shackleton's Nimrod Hut.
The Erebus volcano in the background.
The stamp was issued in the series "Historic Huts of the Ross Dependency".

 

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