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Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions, Heard Island

Date: c 2000
Dimensions:
Overall: 114 x 162 mm
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Ephemera
Object Name: First day cover
Object No: 00034216

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    Description
    This envelope and stamp features the Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) to Heard Island 2000 - 2001. The ANARE undertook a major expedition to Heard Island to research projects in the fields of zoology, archaeology, botany, geology, geodesy, genetics, and human impacts.
    SignificanceThis collection is significant in representing a broad range of Antarctic philately interests (the study of stamps and postal history). It covers most of the countries who have bases in the white continent and are signatories to the Antarctic Treaty, including all of the Australian bases.
    Additional Titles

    Primary title: UNTITLED [HEARD ISLAND]

    Web title: Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions, Heard Island

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