Stamps on National Parks – Ireland 2011.

Stamps on National Parks – Ireland 2011.

Ireland issued a set of six stamps on National Parks on 06 Jun 2011 (World Environment Day). These were issued in Se-Tenant strips of three.

55c – Ballycroy National Park.- It was established as a National Park on 01 Nov 1998 and now covers 117.79 hectares. Blanket bogs, largest peatland, whooper swan,white-fronted goose are the attractions.

55c – The Burren National Park- It is the smallest national Park of Ireland with orchids, butterflies, moths, otters, Pine marten, Dolphins being the attractions,

55c – Connemara National Park.- It was opened to public in 1990 and covers 2000 hectares of land. Its attractions are bog cotton, orchids, Robins, Wrens etc.

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IRELAND 2011-NATIONAL PARKS.

82c -Glenveagh National Park.- It is the second-largest National Park in Ireland and was established in 1986. Red Deer and Pine trees are the attractions.

82c – Killarney National Park -It was First national Park of Ireland established in 1932 on land donated by Muckross estate. It now encompasses 25,425 acres of Land. It has beautiful oak and yew woodlands, Lake Killarney, wet woodlands, Red Deer, sika deer, wood warbler, garden warbler , osprey etc.

55c – Wicklow Mountains National Park- It is 54,000 acres protected area established in 1992 south of Dublin. It is located in Wicklow mountains and is known for Deciduous and Coniferous Woods, Bluebells, Polypody ferns, bats, rare otters and whooper swans.

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IRELAND 2001 -NATIONAL PARKS.

 

Miniature Sheet on Hochharz National Park -Germany 2002.

Miniature Sheet on Hochharz National Park -Germany 2002.

A Miniature sheet containing one stamp of 56c was issued by Germany on Hochharz National Park on 04 Jul 2002. It is a nature reserve in German Federal states of Lower Saxony and Saxony Anhalt. in its current form from 01 Jan 2006 it was created by merger of Harz National Park of Lower Saxony (established 1994) and Upper Harz National Park (established in 1990). The Flora includes Norway Spruce, Rowan, Oak and Birch and the Fauna includes Dipper, Black Stork, Falcon, European Wildcat and Eurasian Lynx.

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GERMANY 2002 -HOCHHARZ NATIONAL PARK

Stamps on Society for Protection of German Forests – Germany 1997.

Stamps on Society for Protection of German Forests – Germany 1997.

Germany issued a miniature sheet containing two stamps to mark the 50th Anniversary of The Society for Protection of German Forests or Woods on 05 May 1997.

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GERMANY 1997 -SOCIETY FOR PROTECTION OF FORESTS.

Stamps on Crater Lake – Wonders of USA.

Stamps on Crater Lake – Wonders of USA.

The USA issued a set of 40 Stamps on Wonders of America on 27 May 2006. Two stamps from that set are listed.

39c – CraterLake – Deepest Lake– It is crater Lake in South-Central Oregon in the Western United States. It is the Deepest Lake in the USA (1949 feet) and ninth deepest in the World. It fills the crater created by the collapse of a volcano Mount Mazama. It is now the main feature of Crater National Park.

39c – Pacific Crest Trail – Longest Hiking Trail – It is known as Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail and is a long-distance hiking and equestrian trail. It is closely aligned with the highest portion of the the Sierra Nevada and Cascade mountain ranges. Its southern terminus is on USA- Mexico border and the Northern terminus is on USA -Canada border. Its length is 4,270 km. It passes through 25 National forests and 7 National Parks.

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USA 2006 -WONDERS OF AMERICA -PACIFIC CREST TRAIL AND CRATER LAKE.

Miniature Sheet on Char Dham Uttarakhand – Kedarnath & Badrinath -India 2019.

Miniature Sheet on Char Dham Uttarakhand – Kedarnath & Badrinath -India 2019.

Char Dham are Four holy sites in Uttarakhand which are revered by Hindus and devotees undertake a holy pilgrimage to these sites.

Kedarnath – The Farthest Dham located at 3500m above sea level is situated in Rudraprayag District of Uttarakhand. Shiva temple adorns this Dham.

Badrinath – The Badrinarayan temple in Badrinath devoted to LordVishnu is the most visited temple in India. This Dham is located in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand alongside Alakhnanada river.

India Post issued four stamps on 29 Nov 2019 on these Char Dhams in the form of Sheetlets and a mixed sheetlet containing four Se-tenant blocks of Four. Each Sheetlet contains 16 stamps and 25000 sheetlets of each variety have been issued.

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INDIA SHEETLET 2019 – KEDARNATH
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INDIA SHEETLET 2019- BADRINATH

Miniature Sheet on Char Dham Uttarakhand –Gangotri – India 2019.

Miniature Sheet on Char Dham Uttarakhand –Gangotri – India 2019.

Char Dham are Four holy sites in Uttarakhand which are revered by Hindus and devotees undertake a holy pilgrimage to these sites.

Gangotri Dham – the temple devoted Goddess Ganga stands facing River Bhagirathi which originates from Glacier Gaumukh. A sheetlet containing 16 stamps on Gangotri is listed.

India Post issued four stamps on 29 Nov 2019 on these Char Dhams in the form of Sheetlets and a mixed sheetlet containing four Se-tenant blocks of Four. Each Sheetlet contains 16 stamps and 25000 sheetlets of each variety have been issued.

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INDIA SHEETLET 2019-GANGOTRI

Miniature Sheet on Char Dham Uttarakhand – Yamunotri- India 2019.

Miniature Sheet on Char Dham Uttarakhand – Yamunotri- India 2019.

Char Dham are Four holy sites in Uttarakhand which are revered by Hindus and devotees undertake a holy pilgrimage to these sites.

Yamunotri – On the banks of Yamuna River.a temple built by King of Tehri in 1839 houses the idols of Goddess Yamuna and Goddess Ganga. Hot water spring Surya Kund is also here. A sheetlet containing 16 stamps on Yamunotri is Listed.

India Post issued four stamps on 29 Nov 2019 on these Char Dhams in the form of Sheetlets and a mixed sheetlet containing four Se-tenant blocks of Four. Each Sheetlet contains 16 stamps and 25000 sheetlets of each variety have been issued.

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INDIA SHEETLET 2019-YAMUNOTRI