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El Salvador 1935 Izalco volcano stamp

El Salvador 1935, Izalco volcano.

 

El Salvador 1954 Izalco volcano stamp
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El Salvador 1954, Izalco volcano.

 

El Salvador 1954, (7 centavos ovpt.).

 

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El Salvador 1977, Izalco volcano.

 

El Salvador 1978, Estacion Terrena Izalco.
In the background the Izalco (left) and the extinct Cerro Verde (Cuntetepeque).
Estacion Terrena Izalco is located (13°44'16.84"N 89°35'19.90"W), about 6 kilometres in the south-east of Izalco and Santa Ana volcanoes.

 

El Salvador 2009 Izalco volcano stamp

El Salvador 2009, Izalco volcano,
The stamp was issued in the series "Tourism".

 

El Salvador 2009, Coat of Arms of Sonsonate Department.
The stamp was issued in the series "National Symbols".

The blue and white colours at the top represent El Salvador. Red conveys the spilled blood in the battles of Acaxual and Tacuxcalco among Aboriginal people of this land and Spaniards who sought to conquer it. At the bottom stands out the figure of Atonal and the torch of the top denotes Guide and freedom. There are three concentric circles that simulate a compass pointing us to the North which translates as progress. The figure of the smoking volcano of Izalco, known as the "Lighthouse of the Pacific", is also covered in the emblem of the Department. Another element is the sea that bathes the coasts of Sonsonate in the Pacific coast. Also stands out the arrow who Atonal warrior was jabbed in the leg of the Spanish conquistador Pedro de Alvarado in the battle of Acajutla and, finally, are the coconut trees, Palm trees that once gave that name to this land.

 

El Salvador 2017, Izalco volcano.

The stamp shows the view from Cerro Verde public park towards the crater of Izalco volcano. Cerro Verde is the name of an extinct volcano. On its top is now a public park where visitors can enjoy the panoramic views of Izalco volcano, Santa Ana and Coatepeque lake.

The stamp was issued in the series "Friedship with China (Taiwan)".

 

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