Japan Commemorating 50th Anniversary of the Antarctic Treaty on Stamps

\"\"Japan Post has issued a stamp set commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Antarctic Treaty.The Antarctic Treaty regulates international relations with respect to Antarctica, Earth\’s only continent without a native human population.The treaty, entering into force in 1961 and eventually signed by 47 countries, sets aside Antarctica as a scientific preserve, establishes freedom of scientific investigation and bans military activity on that continent.The stamps depict:Snow pattern and the silhouette of Antarctica,The Adelie penguin,The Chinstrap penguin,┬áThe PenguinThe Emperor Penguin and The Macaroni penguin.A

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