Archive for the ‘geography’ Tag
Wolfgang has sent another cover from the British Antarctic Territory, thank you very much!
It was posted on Horseshoe Island on February 3 and arrived on March 23, 2017.
The stamp is part of the “Penguins” stamp set, which was issued on November 19, 2014. It depicts the Gentoo penguin (Pygoscelis papua).
The right stamp is part of the set “French Overseas Territories”, which was issued on November 25, 2011.
See also: #765 Saint Martin 14/02/25
The left stamp (issued on July 3, 2013) commemorates Wallis and Futuna’s first athlete Petelo Sanele Vakalima. The right stamp is part of the set “Landscapes of Wallis and Midi”, which was issued on Ocotober 25, 2013.
See also: #752 Wallis & Futuna 13/12/24
This nice cover from Pakistan was sent by M. thank you! It was posted in Islamabad on January 12 and arrived on January 30, 2015.
The stamps on the left commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first ascent of the K2 (8611 m). It was issued on July 31, 2004.
The left stamp is a surcharge stamp of 1991. The middle stamp commemorates the 120th anniversary of Puente Alto.
The right stamp was issued on July 23, 2012. It commemorates the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations with South Korea.