Mount Terror, left in the background Mount Erebus
|location||Ross Island ( Ross Archipelago , Antarctica )|
Mount Terror is the second largest of the three volcanoes that make up Ross Island, and is surpassed by Mount Erebus, about 30 km to the west . The volcanic cone, which consists mainly of loose volcanic material with a basaltic composition, has numerous secondary craters on its flanks. The rocks of the summit region have not yet been explored; Age dating of samples from deeper regions resulted in an age between 1.75 and 0.82 million years. A recent volcanic activity could not be detected at Mount Terror.
The first ascent of the 3262 m high mountain took place in 1959 by a New Zealand group.
- Terror in the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution (English).
- Skiing the Pacific Ring of Fire and Beyond: Mount Terror. In: skimountaineer.com. Amar Andalkar (English).