National Geographic : 1946 Oct
© National Geographic;Society ... . Kodachrome by Luis Marden A Gap in the Clouds Reveals a Staring Death's-head in the Maw ofIrazu Volcano Periodically the' 1,S26-foot mountain spews gases and dust thousands of feet into their. Slopes anttt'cater are popular with week-end visitors from San Jose and near-by Cartago (Plate XVI). A motor road (lower left) runs to the rim ofthe crater.