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Object name Mt. Erebus
Caption "I have seen Fuji, the most dainty and graceful of mountains; and also Kinchinjunga: only Michael Angelo among men could have conceived such grandeur. But give me Erebus for my friend. Whoever made Erebus knew all the charm of horizontal lines, and the lines of Erebus are for the most part nearer the horizontal then the vertical. And so he is the most restful mountain in the world, and I was glad when I knew that our hut would lie at his feet. And always there floated from his crater the lazy banner of his cloud of steam." --- Apsley Cherry-Garrard, A crew member with Robert Falcon Scott [It is hard to imagine, but this mountain is 12,500 feet high.]
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