Antarctic Extremes

Exploring Antarctica's Active Volcano Mt. Erebus

05/06/2020 | 7m 28s Video has closed captioning.

Mount Erebus is one of Antarctica’s two active volcanoes and the southernmost active volcano on Earth. Conveniently, Erebus’ summit is a mere 25 miles from McMurdo Station. After a helicopter trip to its flank, at altitude in -30° F conditions Caitlin & Arlo embark on foot and see firsthand how breathtaking (literally) Erebus is — and why an active volcano in a land of ice is a scientific wonder.

Aired: 05/06/20

Rating: NR

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