National Geographic : 1934 Dec
Compania Mexicana Aerofoto MEXICO'S MAJESTIC "WOMAN IN WHITE" SLEEPS BESIDE A SEETHING FURNACE Because its snow-covered summit rather closely resembles a recumbent female figure, volcanic Iztaccihuatl (foreground) bears adistinctive name. Beyond isitstwin, Popocatepetl (see page 754), often called the Vesuvius of America, so violent are its outbursts of lava. Only four North American mountains arehigher than "Popo." Cotton-puff clouds caress the time-weary slopes.