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Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition, Macquarie Island

Date: c 1998
Dimensions:
Overall: 114 x 162 mm
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Ephemera
Object Name: Envelope
Object No: 00034220

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    Description
    This envelope and stamp features the Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition to Macquarie Island, 18 July 1998/99. It also features a red ink stamp which states "AURORA AUSTRALIS" disabled by engine room fire 21-7-98, 185 km off AAT coast, expedition terminated. After repairs 25-7-98, returned to Hobart".
    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

    Web title: Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition, Macquarie Island

    Primary title: UNTITLED [TASPAWS RANGER, MACQUARIE ISLAND]

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