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New Stamps from Faroe Islands

Natural Dye The colour samples on the stamps are: Smæra – White Clover (Trifolium repens), which give pale yellow hues. Klokkulyngur – Bell Heather (Erica cinerea), which gives light green hues. Korki – Ochrolechia (Ochrolechia tartarea), a lichen that grows on rocks and … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Switzerland

Lake Constance Let’s get one thing clear from the start: anyone hoping to spot a monster is going to be disappointed. Surrounded by three countries, the waters do not conceal any sea creatures in the vein of Nessie, for example. … Continue reading

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Taiwan Released Stamps on Alpine Lakes

1. Cuichi Pond (NT$5): Situated in Miaoli County, Cuichi Pond has the highest altitude – about 3,520 meters – of any lakes in Taiwan. Its lake water never runs dry at anytime of the year. Even in the dead of winter, … Continue reading

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Australia:Stamps on Lakes

Australia has released 4 stamps on lakes.The unique landscape of Lake Eyre and its vast and changing environment has been beautifully captured in these stamp designs. A great salt lake of tectonic origin, Lake Eyre lies asymmetrically in the south-western … Continue reading

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