Antarctica’s land of fire and ice

9:24 am
Mon August 19, 2013

Antarctica’s land of fire and ice

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Deception Island is one of Antarctica’s biggest surprises. Part of the South Shetland group, the island appears on the map as a broken ring or a “C” shape. But it is actually the collapsed, sunken cone of a still-active volcano.
In one of the coldest places on Earth, the still-active volcano of Deception Island has a dangerous whaling past.