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Terror

 

an extinct volcano in Antarctica, on Ross Peninsula, off the coast of Victoria Land. Mount Terror rises to an elevation of 3,262 m. It is composed of basalts and is covered by glaciers. It was discovered in 1841 by J. C. Ross, who named it for one of the ships in his expedition.

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