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Friday, February 20, 2015

Argentina 2014 - 110 Years in Antarctica




:: ARGENTINA
 :: THEME: 110 Years in Antarctica
  :: NOMINAL VALUE: 4.50$, 6.00$ 
   :: ISSUE DATE: 25 March 2014
    :: STAMP SIZE: 44mm x 34mm
     :: SHEET SIZE: 150mm x 100mm
    


Postal stamp: Argentine Base in Antarctica Orkney hoisting the national flag. This stamp commemorates 110 years of uninterrupted presence of Argentines in the White Continent

Sheet block: background, illustration of Antarctica Orcadas - the oldest scientific station Argentina- referring to the anniversary of 110 years of uninterrupted presence of Argentine Antarctica. On the left, personal side of the base in research. In the center, a scientist working with fossils (fin plesiosaur). Bi-continental map of Antarctica. In metallic ink, silhouettes of sea lions and plesiosaur (marine reptile)



Stamp images thanks to Correo Argentino


Correo Argentino