Australian Antarctic Territory Stamps – Antarctic Scenes -1987.

Australian Antarctic Territory Stamps – Antarctic Scenes Series III -1987.

A Set of five stamps were issued by Australian Antarctic Territory on 25 Nov 1987. It features Antarctic Scenes on Stamps. The Postmark features Australian Antarctic Research Expeditions.

2c -Summer Afternoon Scene

10c -Evening late summer scene

20c- Summer Morning Scene

36c – Early Winter evening at Casey Station

60c – Midwinter Shadows.

AAT FDC ANTARCTIC SCENES 3
AAT FDC 1987-ANTARCTIC SCENES 3
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Australian Antarctic Territory Stamps – Antarctic Scenes Series I -1985.

Australian Antarctic Territory Stamps – Antarctic Scenes Series I -1985.

A Set of five stamps were issued by Australian Antarctic Territory on 01 Feb 1985. It features Antarctic Scenes on Stamps.

5c -A Dog team drawing a sledge across a sea of ice.

25c -A Castle shaped iceberg captured by the frozen winter sea.

30c- Jagged peak of Mt  Coates piercing the pervading ice cap

75c – The Antarctica Coastline

85c – Aircraft on an icy strip near Mawson Station.

AAT FDC ANTARCTIC SCENES I
AAT FDC 1985-ANTARCTIC SCENES I

 

 

Kerguelen Islands – Stamps of French Territories in Antarctic -1979

Kerguelen Islands – Stamps of French Territories in Antarctic -1979

Kerguelen Islands also known as Desolation Islands are group of Islands in Antarctic which are a part of French Southern and Southern Lands under  French Territories in Antarctic . Port -Aux- Francais  is a capital settlement of Kerguelen Islands .It is a Scientific base along the eastern shore of Gulf of Morbihan on La Grande Terre in Antarctic.

The French Territories in the Antarctic issued  a stamp on 01 Jan 1979 on Kerguelen Shag or Kerguelen Cormorant and the FDC has a cancellation of Port Aux Francais in Antarctic.

FDC ANTARCTICA FRANCE
FDC – FRENCH TERRITORIES IN ANTARCTIC 1979 – KERGUELEN CORMORANT

Queen Maud Land – Antarctica Covers – Norway 1985

Queen Maud Land – Antarctica Covers – Norway 1985

Queen Maud Land is c 2.7 million sq Kilometers region of Antarctica claimed as dependent teritory by Norway. It lies between similar British Antarctic and Australian Antarctic Territories.

Research Stations in Queen maud Land are connected by Dronning Maud Land Air Network Project (DROMLAN) which is a co-operative arrangement for transportation between eleven nations in East Antractica. The eleven nations are Norway,Sweden,Germany,South Africa,India,Russia, Japan,Finland,Belgium,Britain.

Norway issued a set of two stamps on Norway Antarctica Research Expedition on 18 Apr 1985. A Cover is listed with two stamps on Queen Maud Land station of Norway in Antarctic.

FDC ANTARCTICA NORWAY
FDC ANTARCTICA NORWAY 1985

 

International Polar Year 2008 – Stamps of San Marino

International Polar Year 2008 – Stamps of San Marino

San Marino issued a set of three stamps on 18 Nov 2008  to mark International Polar Year  2008. The 0.60 euro stamp shown below features Landscapes and Mountains.

S MARINO INT POLAR YEAR1
STAMPS OF SAN MARINO -INTERNATIONAL POLAR YEAR 2008

Cover on Belgian Antarctica Base -1966

Cover on Belgian Antarctica Base -1966

The King Baudouin Antarctic Base was a Belgian scientific Base built in 1958 and abandoned in 1968,in Princess Ragnhild Land,Queen Maud Land on the sea Coast of Riiser Larsen.

The expedition was launched to coincide with International Geophysical Year 1957. It was inspired by Belgian explorer Gaston de Gerlache, son of Commander Adrien de Gerlache de Gomery whose expedition on Ship Belgica which left Antwerp on 12 Nov 1957 and landed in Land of Queen Maud on 26 Dec 1957.This was the first Belgian scientific base in Antarctic. Belgian again invested in scientific research after abandoning King Baudouin base by establishing the Princess Elisabeth station built during International Polar Year 2007-08 and inaugurated on 15 Feb 2009.

A Special cover with the Europa stamps(25 SEP 1965) of Belgium and cancellation dated 15 Feb 1966 of King Baudouin Antarctica Base is listed.

EUROPA 1966 BELGIUM ANTARCTICA BASE
COVER KING BAUDOUIN ANTARCTICA BASE OF BELGIUM WITH EUROPA STAMPS

Stamps on Environment & Conservation – Indonesia 2007.

Stamps on Environment & Conservation – Indonesia 2007.

A UN Climate Change Conference on Environment Care ,Conservation ,Global Warming was held in Bali in 2007.Indonesia issued a set of Four stamps on this subject.

Two of the stamps feature melting ice and Polar Bear in tears reflecting the status of Global warming today.

A Postally used cover is listed. This cover from Indonesia interestingly addressed to India was” MISSENT TO SRI LANKA” retrieved back and delivered .Sri Lanka Post has stamped it “MISSENT TO SRI LANKA”.

ENVIRONMENT CARE -INDONESIA
STAMPS ON ENVIRONMENT CARE -INDONESIA 2007