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Åland 1993 Rock Formations
2.00mk: Diabase Dike
2.70mk: Pillow Lava
6.00mk: Folded Gneiss
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Iceland 2013 - 2015 Tourism
Hafursey: This is an inselberg in Southern Iceland made of palagonite, an alteration product from the interaction between seawater and volcanic glass.
Sjalfberg Rock: This dramatic basalt outcrop is part of the rugged volcanic landscapes along the Strandir Coast.
Gatastakkur: This basalt arch at Raudanes peninsula was formed by wave erosion.


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Iceland 1986 Nature Conservation
The stamp depicts Jokulsa a Fjollum River Canyon in Jokulsarglufur National Park. Huge floods in the glacial Jökulsá á Fjöllum River cut through the basalt plateau to create the canyon.

Iceland 1989 Landscapes
The stamp depicts Skeggi at Arnarfjör, a rugged mountain eroded from hardened volcanic tuff.
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Faroe Island 1989 Landscapes
This stamp set depicts Sea Cliffs of Suderoy, formed by erosion at the edge of a basalt plateau ca. 500 m in thickness.
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Faroe Islands 2011 SEPAC Landscapes
The stamp depicts Drangarnir, two basalt sea stacks between the islet Tindhólmur and the island Vágar.
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Greenland 1995 Tourism
The stamp features Nalumasortoq, a ca. 2000 meter high granite mountain above the Tasermiut Fjord at the southern tip of Greenland.
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Norway 1978 Landscapes
Lenangstindene and Jaegervastindene (Troms): These mountains are Precambrian metamorphic rocks carved by glaciers.
Gaustatoppen (Telemark): This mountain is one of the isolated granite peaks left from erosion during recent glaciation.

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Sweden 1977 EUROPA Landscapes
Sarek National Park: The design shows Rapadalen valley with remaining massifs of Caledonian rocks.
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Denmark 1962 Nature monuments
The stamp depicts white chalk cliffs on the island of Møn. The chalk forming the cliffs consists of the remains of microscopic creatures which lived during Late Cretaceous.

Denmark 2020 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Stevns Klint is a white chalk cliff located along the coast on the Danish island of Zealand. It is one of the best exposed Cretaceous-Tertiary (K/T) boundaries in the world with exceptional fossil record.
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Great Britain 2021 National Parks
Dartmoor National Park: The design features granite outcrops (tors) on moorland.
Peak District National Park: The design shows a view of the moorland from a gritstone outcrop.
Pembrokeshire Coast National Park: The design shows natural rock arch and limestone formation along the coast.


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Great Britain 2005 – 2006 A British Journey series
St James Stone, Lundy Island: The rugged coastline is created by wave erosion of the Paleocene granite rock formation.
Derwent Edge, Park District: The unusually shaped gritstone tors have been formed by the actions of wind, rain and frost over many centuries.

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Ireland 2004 EUROPA
Cliffs of Moher are located at the southwestern edge of the Burren region in County Clare. These sea cliffs consist mainly of beds of Namurian shale and sandstone, with a total thickness of up to 200 meters.
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Wild Germany series
2013: This stamp shows limestone peaks of the Berchtesgaden Alps mountain range.
2016: This stamp shows outcrops of eroded sandstone formation in the Saxon Switzerland National Park.

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Czech Republic 2006 Bohemian Switzerland National Park
This park is adjacent to the Saxon Switzerland National Park of Germany (see the post above). Both parks are parts of the Elbe Sandstone Mountains.
The stamp depicts landscape of eroded sandstone formations.
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Czech Republic 2006 Beauty of Our Homeland
The stamp depicts the sandstone formation in Kokorínsko area known for its unique erosion Landscape.
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