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Dumont d'Urville is a French scientific base located on Petrel Island in Adélie Land, in the archipelago of Cape Geology, Antarctica. Here is an image of an airmail stamp depicting one of the prominent natural features on Petrel Island, "Lion Rock," designed and engraved by Pierre Béquet, and issued for use in French Southern and Antarctic Territories in 1979, Scott No. C57.

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Easter Island - Isla de Pascua - Rapa Nui



A cover I got from the navel of the world - Te Pito o te Henua.
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New Hebrides

The last definitive series issued by the New Hebrides what was the colonial name for an island group in the South Pacific.
The country was an Anglo-French condominium, which lasted from 1906 until 1980.
After independence in 1980 the islands were renamed in new country Vanuatu.
Stamps represent the main islands or groups of islands of New Hebrides:


..................Torres Is............................. Banks Is..............................Espiritu Santo.........................Aoba


................Maewo.................................Pentecote.............................Malakula..............................Ambrym


............Shepherd Is..................................Efate...............................Erromango................................Tanna.................................Aneityum
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Islands of Island



Hjörsey is Iceland's third largest island, approx. 5.5 km2.
It is a grassy flatland, situated in Faxaflói Bay.
The island can be accessed from the mainland at low tide.



Málmey is a low-lying island approximately 4 km in length.
It is Skagafjordur's largest islands, populated for many centuries.
The last inhabitants left the island in 1950. The island is grassy and dry.
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Hainan Island, an engraved definitive stamp issued by China (People's Republic) in 1981, Scott No. 1727.

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Saint Helena is a tropical island of volcanic origin in the South Atlantic Ocean. Here are images of the four engraved stamps in a set depicting events in the settlement of the island, designed by English artist Geoffrey Michael Goaman (1921-2009), engraved by Thomas De La Rue & Co., Ltd., and issued for use in St. Helena on September 4, 1967 to commemorate the tercentenary of the arrival of British settlers on the island after the Great Fire of London in September, 1666, Scott Nos. 197-200.

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Great Fire of London


Three-master Charles


Boats taking settlers ashore


Settlers at work
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Family,

We once had a cottage on Peaks Island, Maine. It was in the Casco Bay, about 4 miles out of Portland. My brother in law commuted to high school by ferry (rough in the winter). It still has a zip code which is the only philatelic aspect of this post.

Jack Kelley
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French Southern and Antarctic Territory
Saint Paul Island
January 1, 2008
The design shows the volcanic island with its crater.
The island, with the adjacent islet of La Roche Quille, support several breeding seabirds.



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Iceland
UNESCO World Heritage - The 50th Anniversary of Surtsey Island
September 12, 2013
Surtsey is the southernmost point of Iceland. It was formed in a volcanic eruption which began 130 m below sea level, and reached the surface on 14 November 1963. The most recent survey (2007) shows the island's maximum elevation at 155 m above sea level.




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Marshall Islands
Definitive Issue 1984 - 1985
The two high-denomination stamps show Wotje Atoll, Erikub Atoll, and Bikini Atoll.



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Malta
Treasures of Malta - Filfla
October 19, 2010
Filfla is a small, mostly barren, uninhabited islet 5 kilometers south of Malta, and is the most southerly point of the Maltese Archipelago. It is a flat-topped limestone plateau surrounded by 60 meters high cliffs. The island has been identified as an Important Bird Area (IBA) by BirdLife International, principally because of the storm petrel colony.



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New Zealand
Definitives - Stewart Island
May 23, 2012
Stewart Island/Rakiura is the third-largest island of New Zealand. It lies 30 kilometers south of the South Island, across the Foveaux Strait.



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Ireland
EUROPA - Isle of Little Skellig
May 3, 2012
The Skellig Islands are two small, steep, and rocky islands lying about 13 km west of Bolus Head on the Iveragh Peninsula in Ireland. The larger of the two is Skellig Michael (also known as Great Skellig) and the smaller one Little Skellig. Skellig Michael is also famous for an early Christian monastery that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.



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Heligoland



Heligoland is a small German archipelago in the North Sea.



Heligoland was formerly called Heyligeland or Holy-Land



Population : 1.350
Area : 0,7 sq.mi.

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Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Islands of Cocos
August 25, 2015
The stamp issue features four of the uninhabited isles: Pulu Klapa Satu, Pulu Maraya, Pulu Blan Madar, and Pulu Beras (Prison Island). All of them are part of the southern atoll.



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