UNESCO World Heritage Sites -Geirangerfjord Norway 2005.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites -Geirangerfjord Norway 2005.

Geirangerfjord is a UNESCO World Heritage site in Norway. A fjord or fiord is a long narrow inlet with steep sides or cliffs and created by glaciers. The Geirangerfjord is a fjord in Sunnmore region of Norway. It is surrounded by majestic, snow-covered mountain peaks, wild waterfalls and lush green vegetation. It is one of the most spectacular sites in the World.

Norway issued a stamp on this heritage site on 15 Apr 2005. The stamp features the scenic outpost Ornesvingen at Geirangerfjord.

NORWAY GORGE SCENE
NORWAY 2005 -UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE GEIRANGERFJORD.
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Popular Destinations of Bhutan- Miniature Sheet 2016

Popular Destinations of Bhutan- Miniature Sheet 2016

Bhutan – The Land of Thunder Dragon has many beautiful and Popular Tourist Destinations. Bhutan Post issued a miniature sheet containing seven stamps on these Popular destinations on 18 October 2016. The Destinations are

30 Nu- Layap Woman with Yak.

30 Nu- Punakha Dzong

30 Nu-Mebartsho (Burning Lake)

30 Nu- Children of Sakteng.

30 Nu- Taktshang (Tiger’s Nest)

30 Nu- Takin

30 Nu- Bamboo Basket

BHUTAN POPULAR DESTINATIONS MS
BHUTAN POPULAR DESTINATIONS MS 2016

Argentine Landscapes – Stamps of Argentina 2003.

Argentine Landscapes – Stamps of Argentina 2003.

Argentina issued a beautiful set of eight stamps (each 75c denomination) featuring Argentine landscapes. The stamps were issued in a Se-tenant block of eight. The date of issue was 19 July 2003. Each stamp had a print run of 104,000. The Landscapes featured are

75c – Mbigua Marsh Province of  Formosa.

75c – The Dead Man’s Salt Flats- Province of Catamarca.

75c – Quilmes Ruins- Province of Tucuman.

75c – Ibera Marshes – Province of Corrientes

75c -Ischigualasto Provincial Park -Province of San Juan

75c – City of Mar Del Plata- Province of Buenos Aires.

75c – Caleu Caleu Department, Province of  La Pampa

75c – Lanin National Park -Province of Neuquen.

ARGENTINA LANDSCAPES
ARGENTINA LANDSCAPES 2003

Wild Flowers of Bhutan – Primula Sikkimensis -2014.

Wild Flowers of Bhutan – Primula Sikkimensis -2014.

Bhutan Post issued a stamp on Primula Sikkimensis Flower also called Himalayan Cowslip or Sikkim Cowslip in series Wild Flowers of Bhutan. It was 10 Nu Denomination stamp issued on 15 Jun 2014.A sheet containing 10 stamps is listed.

BHUTAN FLOWERS SHEET
BHUTAN WILD FLOWERS 2014 – PRIMULA SIKKIMENSIS OR HIMALAYAN COWSLIP.

First Day Cover India 2016 – Central Water & Power Research Station -Centenary

First Day Cover India 2016 – Central Water & Power Research Station -Centenary

India Post issued a stamp to commemorate 100th Anniversary of Central Water & Power Research Station(CWPRS) Pune on  04 Oct 2016. It is an apex research and development institution in the field of hydraulics and allied research in the water and Power sector.

A FDC is listed.

INDIA FDC WATER 2016
INDIA FDC 2016 – CENTRAL WATER AND POWER RESEARCH STATION PUNE

Special Cover India – JAMPEX 82 

Special Cover India – JAMPEX 82

A Set of two covers were released to commemorate JAMPEX 82 Philatelic exhibition. The covers feature

16 Mar 1982 – Basoli Miniature

17 Mar 1982 – Char Chinar in Dal Lake.

INDIA S CVR JAMPEX 82 BASOLI
INDIA SPECIAL CVR JAMPEX 82 BASOLI MINIATURE
INDIA S CVR JAMPEX 82 CHAR CHINAR
INDIA SPECIAL CVR JAMPEX 82 CHAR CHINAR

APS Cover Jan 2019 – 136 Infantry Battalion (TA) Ecological, Mahar – First Raising

APS Cover Jan 2019 – 136 Infantry Battalion (TA) Ecological, Mahar – First Raising

136 Infantry Battalion (Territorial Army) Ecological, Mahar was raised on 09 Dec 2017 in Maharashtra . It is a specialised Army Departmental Ecological Bn raised primarily to improve the green cover in arid Marathwada region, on request and funding by Govt of Maharashtra.

In one year of raising it has planted 66,000 saplings, covered an area of 184 Ha for plantation, Water Harvesting by drip irrigation, Unit Nursery to reduce costs of saplings and Maint of saplings.

APS issued a cover on 16 Feb  2019 to mark its First Raising Anniversary.

Cover no 09/2019

APS COVER TA ECO 2019
APS COVER FEB 2019- 136 INF BN (TA) ECO MAHAR