The Bahamas Postal Services will release a new series of stamps on July 21 in celebration of the 10thanniversary of Bahamas National Geographic Information Systems Centre (July 26, 2004).The special issue of four stamps features a 15 cent stamp, a 50 cent stamp, a 65 cent stamp and a 70 cent stamp.The maps and photography featured on the stamps are by Carol Albury, Duane Miller, Antonique Strachan of BNGIS Centre.The students depicted on the First Day Cover are the Centre’s official Banner Students from Sadie Curtis Primary School. The banner is displayed at all BNGIS hosted events as it captures students’ enthusiasm towards Geography and the Centre’s commitment to advancing GIS literacy in the school system.
BNGIS Centre was reactivated on July 26, 2004. Ms. Albury, director, and Mr. Miller and Mrs. Strachan, technical staff, formed the core team of advocates advancing the infusion of spatial technologies. The mission of BNGIS is to promote, educate, coordinate and advance the practical and efficient use of GIS in The Bahamas.