Aphelion is the moment the sun returns to warm the land of Antarctica. Civil twilight scene showing Mount Erebus, the tallest active volcano in Antarctica, enveloped within an early morning storm cloud. From the Antarctic Exhibition Toward The Unknown Region -- artwork based on the journals of Captain Robert Falcon Scott's Ill-fated Terra Nova Expedition, Antarctica, 1910-1913. Acrylic on canvas. The work is beautifully framed in gold leaf.