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Ross Dependency Issued Stamps on Historic Huts

$1.00 Scott’s Discovery Hut :Scott established this base for the National Antarctic (Discovery) Expedition 1901–1904. It was the first hut to be erected on Ross Island and became an important staging post for every subsequent heroic-era expedition. Built of Douglas … Continue reading

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Centenary of Australia’s Polar Expedition Stamp Issue

Australia Post is releasing the final stamp issue in a four-year series commemorating the centenary of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE) of 1911–14.This Australian Antarctic Territory stamp issue comprises three domestic base-rate (60 cent) stamps and two large letter-rate ($1.20) … Continue reading

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Australia Released Stamps on Centenary of Australia’s Polar Expedition

Australia Post is releasing the third stamp issue in a four-year series commemorating the centenary of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE) of 1911-14.This Australian Antarctic Territory stamp issue comprises three domestic base-rate (60 cent) stamps and two large letter-rate ($1.20) … Continue reading

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