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Germany
Wild Germany
July 1, 2013
Lower Saxon Wadden Sea (Niedersächsischen Wattenmeer) is a National Park in Germany and a UNESCO World Heritage Site along with the Schleswig-Holstein Wadden Sea and the Dutch Wadden Sea. Nearly 4000 animal and plant species specialize in the habitat of mudflats, salt marshes, beaches, dunes and estuaries on the North Sea.
(Designer: Dieter Ziegenfeuter)

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Pakistan
Tourism
July 20, 2006
Lake Dudi Pat Sar (elevation 3,800 m) is located in the extreme north of Kaghan Valley. The lake is surrounded by snow clad peaks in Lulusar-Dudipatsar National Park.
Lake Payee (elevation 2,895 m) is situated in Kaghan Valley near Shogran in northern Pakistan. The stamp shows Lake Payee in the meadow with Makra Peak in the background.

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Portugal
The Tagus River
February 26, 2018
Tagus Estuary Natural Reserve is the largest wetland in the country and one of the most important in Europe. It is a sanctuary for fish, mollusks, crustaceans, and especially to birds that stop-over on their migration between northern Europe and Africa.
The stamp depicts a Pied avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta) and a view of migratory birds in the background.

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Bolivia
Tourism
September 27, 2005
Laguna Blanca is a salt lake in an endorheic basin in the Eduardo Avaroa Nature Reserve in southern Bolivia. The lake is at an elevation of 4350 meters and is home to Andean fauna such as James's Flamingo (Phoenicoparrus jamesi) shown in the stamp.

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Spain
UPAEP - Ecosystem Protection
October 11, 1995
La Mancha Biosphere Reserve is a flat area in central Spain, with wheat fields and vineyard of dry land dotted by lagoons and other water points, authentic oases for plants and birds. The stamp depicts Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina) and Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) on a background of the Lagoon of La Mancha.

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Liechtenstein
Nature Reserves - Hälos
June 4, 2018
Hälos in Triesen is a valuable wetland with open water areas, many different forms of pond edges and semi-natural forests. The area is an important resting place for the grey heron and a brooding place and habitat for many other bird species. It has again served as a home to beavers since 2012.

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Armenia
Armenian Landscapes
May 24, 1993
Lake Sevan is the largest body of water in the Caucasus region and one of the largest freshwater alpine lakes in Eurasia. It has significant economic, cultural, and recreational value for the Armenians. The stamp depicts the lake and a peninsula with the Sevanavank Monastery dating to the 9th century.

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View of Lake Tana, the source of the Blue Nile and the largest lake in Ethiopia, engraved and printed by Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co., and issued by Ethiopia on August 23, 1947, Scott No. 289.

- nethryk

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Morocco
Fauna and Flora Richness
September 25, 2014
The stamp set depicts Lake Isli and Lake Tislit located at the western end of Haut Atlas Oriental National Park. The twin lakes are home to Ruddy shelduck and Grey heron among other fauna and flora.

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South Africa
World Heritage Sites
September 22, 2000
The Greater St Lucia Wetlands Park is a large protected area along the coast of KwaZulu-Natal Province. Fluvial, marine and aeolian processes in this area have produced a variety of landforms, including coral reefs, long sandy beaches, coastal dunes, lake systems, swamps, and extensive reed and papyrus wetlands. The vast Lake St. Lucia is home to large numbers of hippos, crocodiles, pelicans and flamingos.

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