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.

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

Pakistan – Belarus Joint Issue – National Parks -2016

Pakistan – Belarus Joint Issue – National Parks -2016

Pakistan issued a set of se-tenant stamps as a Joint issue with Belarus. The Theme of Joint issue was National Parks . Both the stamps had a face value of Rupees Twenty each.

Saiful -Muluk National Park Pakistan-The park was created in 2003 and centred around Saiful Muluk alpine Lake. It is located in Kaghan Valley in Khyber Northern Pakistan.The flora includes sub alpine conifer forests and fauna includes Snow leopard,Asiatic Black bear Indian Leopard and Lynx.

Narachanski National Park Belarus.-It is centred around Lake Narach .The fauna found here includes Red Deer, European Badger, raccoon dog,fishes and 200 plus species of Birds like Osprey and  Common crane.

FDC JT PAK BELARUS NAT PARKS
FDC PAKISTAN -BELARUS JOINT ISSUE – NATIONAL PARKS 2016