Greece issued a set of stamps on Landscapes on 15 Dec 1979. The 30 drachma stamp features Kolybithres beach on the Paros Islands. It is a popular tourist spot with the sandy area, rock formations and clear waters.
Caprivi strip in South West Africa (now Namibia) is named after German Chancellor Leo Von Caprivi ( Chancellor from 1890-94). It became part of German South West Africa in terms of Zanzibar Treaty of 1890 between the Germany and United Kingdom. It provided Germany access to Zambezi river and route to Africa’s east coast where Germany had its Colonies.
Caprivi strip is a salient of Namibia which protrudes for 450 km from the north eastern corner of Namibia. It is bordered by Botswana in the south, Angola and Zambia in the North and eastern borders are 1 km from Zimbabwe. Zambezi river forms the border with Zambia and Kwando/Chobe river forms border with Botswana.
The largest settlement is Katima Mulilo located where river Zambezi enters the strip. The area is rich in wildlife and mineral resources.
South West Africa issued a set of four stamps on Caprivi strip on 06 Nov 1986. It is cancelled at Katima Mulilo.
14c – Zambezi river. It is the main source for the economy of eastern Caprivi
20c- Stock and Crop Farming. The main cattle breed is Sanga which meat and milk and crops are maize, wheat, sorghum & watermelons
25c -Settlements- No fixed settlement in eastern Caprivi. A settlement consists of up to 30 households.
30c – Map of the strip. Caprivi strip consists of Eastern and Western Caprivi. The Western Caprivi is now a nature reserve. Eastern Caprivi is fully inhabited.
St Lucia issued a set of stamps on Tourist attractions. The 35c stamp issued on 01 Feb 1970 features Marigot bay. it is located on Western Coast of Caribbean island of St Lucia and is surrounded on three sides by steep forested hills. It has seen historic battles between French and British Navies.
Adelaide Botanic Gardens – Stamps of Australia -1989.
Australia issued a 10 dollar stamp in the Gardens of Australia Series on 12 Apr 1989. The stamp features the Adelaide Botanic Garden. The first day cover from Adelaide is listed. It is 51 Hectare Public Park containing Australia’s finest plant collection. It was opened in 1857 and entry is free. Other attractions in the Park include The Palm House built in 1877, Santos Museum, The Amazon waterlily Pavilion.
Inauguration of Main Donau Canal – Stamps of Germany 1992.
Germany issued a stamp on Inauguration of Main Donau Canal. The 100 Pf stamp was issued on 10 Sep 1992 and features the Neue Holzbrucke Bridge. An FDI card is listed. It had a print run of 29,390,000.
The Rhine-Main- Danube Canal is also called Main-Danube Canal, RMD Canal or Europa Canal or Rhein-Main-Donau-Kanal in German. It is located in Bavaria and connects the Main and Danube river across the European watershed. It runs from Bamberg via Nuremberg to Kelheim. The Canal connects the North Sea & Atlantic ocean to the Black Sea. It is navigable artery between Rhine Delta, Danube Delta and Ukraine. It was inaugurated in 1992 and is 171 Kilometres long.