Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-07453
An 1834 painting shows the Popocatépetl crater with several areas of fumarolic activity on the crater floor. Reports of eruptive activity during the 1827-1834 period are uncertain. The painting looks to the east across the Puebla basin with the snow-capped Orizaba peak on the right horizon.
Painting by Daniel Thomas Eggerton (Collection of the National Bank of Mexico; courtesy José Macías, UNAM).
This image is made available under the Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license terms.
Galleries: Volcano Art