Azores Geoparks Issue Features Beautiful Landscapes and Maps

Portugal – Azores 2017-09-07

Coinciding with the 14th European GeoParks Conference held in the Azores in early September 2017, Portugal Post (CTT) issued a set of four (4) stamps and a souvenir sheet with two (2) stamps on September 7, 2017. A Geopark “is a unified area that advances the protection and use of […]

Saint Pierre and Miquelon (SP&M) Issue Depicts Islands Map

Saint Pierre and Miquelon 2016-03-21

French Post has issued a set of six stamps for the overseas collectivity of Saint Pierre and Miquelon on March 21, 2016. The set share a common design, [not sure if they are to be considered a definitive issue] a map of the islands, which appears to be a […]

Recent New Issues from Chile

Some recent issues from South America have come to our attention over the past few weeks. It has been difficult to find detailed information and also official postal issuing agency links for these items. If have additional information or links, please tell us.

The first issue is from Chile Post and is a set of […]

Bahamas Post Marks 10th Anniversary of National GIS Center

On July 21, 2014, the Bahamas Postal Service released a new set of stamps commemorating the 10th anniversary of the establishment of the Bahamas National Geographic Information Systems (BNGIS) Center. The Center was founded on July 26, 2004. The set of four stamps feature denominations of 15c, 50c, 65c and 70c. The stamps feature various […]

Australia Post Issues “Maps of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands” Set

Australia Cocos (Keeling) Islands, 2014-06-24

On June 24, 2014 Austraila Post issued a set of four map stamps depicting the Cocos (Keeling) islands from different periods during the islands’ history. The first European sighting of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands is thought to have been in 1609, by Englishman Captain William Keeling of the East […]

New Caledonia: XIV Pacific Games

New Caledonia 2011-03-18

On March 18, 2011, New Caledonia’s Office of Posts and Telecommunications issued a single 110F denominated stamp to mark the [then upcoming] XIV Pacific Games that took place from August 27 – September 10, 2011 in Nouméa. New Caledonia was the official organizing host nation for the 14th gathering of […]