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 Royal Botanic Gardens Kew – Great Britain 2009.

Miniature Sheet Royal Botanic Gardens Kew – Great Britain 2009.

The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew are located in Richmond upon the Thames in South West London. In 2018 it had 1,858,513 Public visitors. It became UNESCO World Heritage Site on 03 Jul 2003.

The Royal Mail issued a miniature sheet with four stamps on 19 May 2009 to mark the 250th Anniversary of Royal Botanic Gardens.

1st Class -Palm House           1st Class  ( 39p) – Millenium Seed House

90p – Pagoda              90p –   Sackler Crossing.

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GREAT BRITAIN MS 2009 – ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS KEW.

Stamps on Canadian Rivers – Canada 1991.

Stamps on Canadian Rivers – Canada 1991.

Canada issued a set of Five 40c Se-tenant stamps featuring Canadian Rivers 0n 20 Aug 1991.

40c- South Nahanni River     40c – Athabasca River      40c – Voyageur Waterway

40c – Jacques -Cartier River    40c – Main River Moose.

CANADA RIVERS
CANADA 1991 -RIVERS.

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 Latin-American History – Cuba 1986.

Stamps on Latin-American History – Cuba 1986.

Cuba Issued stamps on Latin -American History on 12 Oct 1986. A strip of Five se-Tenant stamps featuring Pre-Columbian Culture is listed. Each stamp is 5 centavo denomination.

5c – Moler Memorial and Chorotega Statue (Costa Rica)

5c -Tabaco Idol & Typical Aboriginal Houses (Cuba)

5c – Spain 40c stamp on Martin Pinzon and Anniversary Emblem.

5c – Typical Houses and Animal shaped seat (Dominica).

5c – Tolita Statue & Ingapirca Fort (Ecuador).

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CUBA 1986 – LATIN-AMERICAN HISTORY

 

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
INDIA SLET BADRINATH 19
INDIA SHEETLET 2019- BADRINATH