Archive for the ‘geography’ Category

#1224 Belize 19/01/15

This is my second cover from Belize, it was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted on January 15 and arrived on January 23, 2019.

The left stamp commemorates the Guanacaste National Park. The middle stamp commemorates the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Mexico and Belize. The right stamp commemorates the archeological reserve of Nohoch Che’en.

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#1211 Moldova – Gagauzia 18/10/15

This interesting card from Moldova was sent by Patrik, thank you! It was posted in Comrat, the capital of the autonomous region of Gagauzia, on October 15, 2018.

The card depicts a map of the Gaugazian territory. The Moldovan stamp commemorates the British writer Jonathan Swift (1667-1745).

#1200 Mali 19/01/21

Alena has arranged this very nice cover from Mali, thank you! It was posted on January 21 and arrived on February 11, 2019.

The 2015 stamps commemorate the Timbuktu Manuscripts.

Inside the letter a card has been included, which depicts the Dogon village Yougadougourou.

#1199 Australia 18/10/24

This very nice cover from Australia was sent by Alfred, thank you! It was posted in Fairfield Heights on October 24 and arrived on October 30, 2018.

Alfred attached some stamps of the Australian Antarctic Territory. The top left stamp commemorates the Antarctic Treaty System. The top right stamp depicts some emperor penguins (Aptenodytes forsteri).

The bottom stamps depict the Prince Charles Mountains and an “Iceberg Alley” at Mawson Station.

#1196 Senegal 18/11/05

This nice cover from Senegal was sent by Alena, thank you! It was posted in Dakar-Peytavin on November 5 and arrived on November 21, 2018.

The left stamp is part of the set “Cities of Senegal”, which was issued on December 7, 2017. It depicts the promenade in Thiessois.

The right stamp is part of a set, which commemorates the 5th Gorée Diaspora Festival. It was issued on November 4, 2010.

Alena included a nice postcard too:

#1181 Malawi 18/04/09

This very nice cover from Malawi was sent by Roland, thank you very much! It was posted in Chichiri, Blantyre on April 9 and arrived on April 25, 2018.

The left stamp depicts the grey cuckooshrike (Coracina caesia).

The right stamps are part of the set “Lake Malawi”, which was issued on April 25, 2014.

#1180 Liberia 18/10/11

My first cover from Liberia was sent by Alena, thank you! It was posted in Monrovia on October 11 and arrived on October 18, 2018.

The top left stamp is part of a set, which was issued on February 14, 2012. It commemorates the 30th anniversary of SOS Children’s Villages in Liberia. The next stamp commemorates president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (*1938). It is part of a set, which was issued on August 22, 2006. The top right stamp depicts US president Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919); the stamp is part of a mini-sheet, which was issued on May 4, 2009.

The bottom left stamp is part of the set “Traditional Dances and Masks”, which was issued on August 2, 2009. The last stamp is part of the mini-sheet “The Aliens of Star Trek”, which was issued on December 21, 2015.

Alena also included a postcard, which depicts Liberia’s largest lake: Lake Piso.

 

#1172 Chilean Antarctic Territory 18/04/18

This stunning cover from the Chilean Antarctic Territory was arranged by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was cancelled at the Base Eduardo Frei on April 18 and arrived on May 29, 2018.

The left stamp is part of the set “Chilean Cartography”, which was issued on November 4, 2015.

The right stamp is part of the set, which commemorates the indigenous Selk’nam people. It was issued on December 29, 2016.

#1170 Faroe Islands 18/06/25

Here is another very nice cover, which was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted in Tórshaven on June 25 and arrived on July 5, 2018.

The left stamp is part of the set “The Faroes Under The Sea”, which was issued on February 22, 2010. The next two stamps are part of the 2006 definitive set, which was issued on February 13, 2006. They depict the villages Fuglafjørður and Syðrugøta.

#1166 Cook Islands 18/04/13

Wolfgang has sent this beautiful registered cover from the Cook Islands, thank you very much! It was posted in Rarotonga on April 13 and arrived on April 27, 2018.

The left stamp is part of the set “Marine Life”, which was issued on May 27, 2016. It depicts the whale shark (Rhincodon typus). The stamps on the right are part of the set “Islands Views”, which was issued on July 22, 2012.

#1165 Niue 18/05/17

Here is a very nice registered cover from Niue, which was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted in Alofi on May 17 and arrived on June 7, 2018.

The stamps are part of the mini-sheets “Tourism”, which were issued on September 14, 2009.

#1150 Malawi 18/03/12

Tristan has sent this cover and postcard from Malawi, thank you very much! It was posted in Zomba on March 12 and arrived on March 21, 2018.

The two stamps on the left commemorate the Lake Malawi. They are part of a set, which was issued on April 25, 2014. The right stamp depicts the white-tailed crested flycatcher (Elminia albonotata).

#1138 Belgium 17/09/12

This nice cover from Belgium was saent by Christian, thank you! It was posted in Liège on September 12 and arrived on September 14, 2017.

#1133 Australian Antarctic Territory 17/10/01

On December 19 I received this beautiful cover from the Australian Antarctic Territory. It was cancelled on October 1 at the Davis Station, many thanks to the postmaster of Davis!

The stamp set was issued on March 7, 2017. It is entitled “East Antarctic Deep Sea Creatures” and depicts the Antarctic sea star (Odontaster validus), the Antarctic neosquid (Alluroteuthis antarcticus), a Pogonophryne ssp. and Antarctic pink anemone (Urticinopsis antarctica), and the Dorid nudibranch (Tritoniella belli) and deep sea coral.

See also: #1031 Australian Antarctic Territory 16/02/20

#1121 Norway – Jan Mayen 17/09/04

Wolfgang has sent this nice postcard from Jan Mayen, thank you! It was posted on September 4 and arrived on September 11, 2017.

The stamp is part of the 2015 EUROPA stamp set, which was issued on June 5, 2015.

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