Momotombo, the most illustrated volcano on a stamp of any
country (but only by one country).
Partially (???) the result of the building of the Panama Canal.
Momotombo had erupted in 1902 when plans were in the works
for placing canal through Nicaragua.
A mailing of Momotombo stamps to US senators and representatives
convinced them that it was perhaps not a good idea.
The volcano had erupted in 1902 and erupted again in 1905,
but ironically, has not erupted since.
It is not a particularly violent volcano, with most eruptions
having VEI of 4 or less.
The stamps shown below are various airmail issues.
Extra information about the volcano can be found at Volcano
The following stamp was issued July 10th, 1974
(courtesy Ed Benson)
The following stamp was issued November 30th, 1977
It celebrates Charles A. Lindbergh's solo transatlantic flight
Courtesy of Lisa Heiman
The following stamp was issued December 29th, 1978
(courtesy of Mark Yorty)
The next airmail stamp was issued in 1983
(courtesy of Ed Benson)
The next aerogramme was issued in 1986
(courtesy of Milenko Obilinovic)
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