Paricutin: Aerial photographs, May 26, 1945, Nos 1 - 65, Taken at approximately 15,000 feet

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This is the first of two collections of aerial photographs documenting the terrain around Paricutín Volcano in Mexico. Images were taken in May 26, 1945 at approximately 15,000 feet. Includes numbers 1 - 65.

Date Range


Start Date

May 26, 1945

End Date

May 26, 1945

Access Information

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  • Volcanos
  • Geology
  • Volcanological research


  • Mexico
  • Paricutín


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Aerial photographs

Accession #

SIA RU007281

Collection name

William F. Foshag Collection, 1923-1965 and undated

Physical Description

65 aerial photographs

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 10 Folder 6