Archive for the ‘geography’ Tag

#1284 Chilean Antarctic ??/??/??

This very interesting cover was arranged by Wolfgang, thank you very much! The stamps were cancelled with a cancellation depicting the Chilean Base Eduardo Frei, but on the cover there is an additional cachet of the Russian Bellingshausen Station. Unfortunately there is no cancellation date but the cover arrived on February 7, 2018 via Berlin (inside an extra cover).

See also: #1172 Chilean Antarctic Territory 18/04/18

#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.

#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.

#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.

#1090 British Antarctic Territory 17/02/03

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).

See also: #889 British Antarctic Territory 15/01/01

#916 Saint Martin 15/02/13

St Martin 150213Here is another beautiful cover from the Caribbean, which was sent by Radim, thank you very much! It was posted in Grand Case on February 13 and arrived on February 27, 2015.

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

#910 Wallis & Futuna 15/01/26

Wallis 150126This very nice cover from Wallis & Futuna was sent by Jean Pierre, thank you very much! It was posted in Mata-Utu on January 26 and arrived on February 9, 2015.

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

#898 Pakistan 15/01/12

Pakistan 150112This 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 stamp set on the right was issued on July 20, 2006. It depicts the Hanna Lake, the Lake Payee, the Lake Saiful Muluk, and the Lake Dudipatsar.

#886 Chile 14/11/20

Chile 141120Thank you Raúl, for sending this nice cover from Chile! It was posted in Concepción on November 20 and arrived on December 2, 2014.

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.

 

#655 Sint Maarten 12/04/26

Sint Maarten 120426On May 18, 2012, I received this letter from Sint Maarten, thank you my friend collector! The cover was posted on April 26, 2012.

The 2011 mini-sheet depicts the island of Saint Martin and its location in the Caribbean region.

See also: #520 Curaçao 11/09/21

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