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Ice Caves near El Morro, New Mexico, circa 1930-1944

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Summary:Ice Caves near El Morro, New Mexico, circa 1930-1944. Caption reads: "May be reached 23 miles S. W. of Grants or from Gallup via Zuni and El Morro. These are the largest Ice Caves known in America. The party is standing on a floor of ice endeavoring to reach the top of the ledge. This is a natural phenomenon resulting from the passage of air through the underground tunnels of an extinct volcano. The temperature is 30 degrees at all times." Postcard number: 9, 9A-H1259.
Provider:Southwest Post Card Co.
Curt Teich & Co.
Century:1901-2000
Printing place:North America
United States of America
Illinois
Chicago
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Mexico
Place of origin – Settlement:Albuquerque
Temporal subject: 1921-1930
1931-1940
1941-1950
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:New Mexico
Geographical subject – Settlement:El Morro
Topical subjects:Ice
Caves
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:unknown
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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