The secret world of Antarctica’s volcanoes
Volcanism in Antarctica: 200 Million Years of Subduction, Rifting and Continental Break-up
Renowned for its desolate and unforgiving landscape, Antarctica is the driest, coldest, windiest continent on the planet. Immortalised as a world of glittering glaciers and huddling penguins, the barren tundra hides a big secret… numerous volcanoes.
Perhaps the very antithesis of the frozen desert, one of the Society’s latest Memoirs explores these volcanoes. Professor John Smellie, Chief Editor of the volume, spoke with Jo Armstrong (Production Editor) and Bethan Phillips (Commissioning Editor) about his research and time spent in Antarctica.
Read the interview at https://blog.geolsoc.org.uk/2021/10/18/the-secret-world-of-antarcticas-volcanoes/
Purchase the book Volcanism in Antarctica: 200 Million Years of Subduction, Rifting and Continental Break-up (by J.L. Smellie, K.S. Panter & A. Geyer eds, 2021) via the Online Bookshop at www.geolsoc.org.uk/M0055