unknown mountains on postage stamps
Colombia 1955, "Soldados de Colombia en Korea".
Colombia 1966, Dornier Wal, 1924.
Colombia 1966, Dornier „Merkur“.
Colombia 1973, 150th anniversary of the battle of Bombana.
The stamp is showing the historic canyon of the River Cariaco (near the volcano Galeras). The place was the stage for the Battle of Bomboná, on April 7, 1822, between the royalist troops commanded by General Basilio Garcia and the patriot army under the command of Simon Bolivar.
The stamp depicts the Andes from Chile to Venezuela, linked together trough communication, represented by the cables connecting the various Andean countries of South America.
Coat of arms of the city Santiago de Cali.
José Asunción Silva (poet and writer).
The stamp depicts the poem El Nocturno (the Night). The mountains are of an unspecified site, perhaps in Bogotá, where he was born.
Colombia 1986, Frederico García Lorca 1898 - 1936 (poet and writer).
The background represents the landscape, where Frederico García Lorca was born (Fuente Vaqueros, Province of Granada in Spain). The mountains represent the Sierra Elvira in Spain.
Colombia 1987, Aurelio Martínez Mutis (poet and writer).
Aurelio Martinez Mutis, born in Bucaramanga in the Cordillara Oriental, and the condor on the stamp refer to his poem "The Epic of the Condor".
Colombia 1987, Jorge Isaacs (poet and writer).
Jorge Isaac lived and wrote his novel near Cali, in the central mountains (Cordillera Central).
Colombia 1989, Joaquín Quijano Mantilla (1875-1944).
Colombia 1990, painting of Josef Brown.
Josef Brown lived in the Cordillera Oriental, close to the birthplace of the General Santander, to whom the stamp was dedicated.
Colombia 1992, cumbre de la tierra.
Colombia 1995, artists composition.
Bicentenario del Primer Congreso de las Provincias Unidas de Nueva Granada.