SAO Buildings at Mt. Montezuma, Chile

ID: 37666-A or MAH-37666A

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1946

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7005, Box 187, Folder: 9

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Garage and shop are located in the foreground with seismograph and computing room on the right at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) station at Mount Montezuma, Chile.


Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


For more photos of Mt. Montezuma Chile, see 7005/187/9. Also # 3766-B. This picture featured in the ANNUALS, vol. 7

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7005, Box 187, Folder: 9

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


c. 1946

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  • Mountains
  • Observatories
  • Landscapes
  • Field stations
  • Astrophysics
  • Architecture
  • Observing stations
  • Automobiles
  • Observing (field) stations
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
  • Mountains--Chile
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory--Field stations
  • Building


  • South America
  • Chile


  • Photographic print
  • Landscape

ID Number

37666-A or MAH-37666A

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 7w x 5h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print

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