Tag Archives: Ancien Mondestamps

Stamps Released on Maps of Cocos Islands

The first European sighting of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands is thought to have been in 1609, by Englishman Captain William Keeling of the East India Company. Soon after, the two atolls that comprise the islands started to appear on maps.These … Continue reading

Posted in History Behind A Stamp, New Stamps, News, Stamps, Themes, World | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment