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Mount Erebus (77°32'S, 169°10' E) in Antarctica is the southernmost active volcano.
Mount Erebus was discovered in 1841 by polar explorer Sir James Clark Ross (whose ships were named Erebus and Terror; these ships were also used by Sir John Franklin on his disastrous search for the Northwest Passage), and first climbed (to the rim) by Sir Ernest Shackleton and his party in 1908.
The ships and the volcano were all named for Erebus, a primordial Greek god, the son of Chaos.
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Erebus was known as the embodiment of primordial darkness, the son of Chaos (who was the void from which all things developed, known also as Darkness).
According to Hesiod's Theogony, Erebus was born with Nyx (Night), and was the father of Aether (the bright upper atmosphere) and Hemera (Day).
In this version, Hades was split into two regions: Erebus, which the dead have to pass shortly after they have died, and Tartarus, the deepest region, where the Titans were imprisoned.
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In Greek mythology, Erebus, or √Črebos was a primordial god, personification of darkness, offspring of Chaos alone.
Erebus was often used as a synonym for Hades, the god.
The HMS Erebus and the HMS Terror were the ships carrying Sir John Franklin's failed expedition to find the Northwest Passage.
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