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2012 Ross Dependency Definitives $2.40 Stamp

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Single $2.40 'Cape Adare' gummed stamp.

Separating the Ross Sea to the east and the Southern Ocean to the west, Cape Adare is the north-easternmost peninsula in the Ross Dependency and East Antarctica. It is also the site of the largest Adélie penguin rookery in the world.

Date of issue: 21 November 2012
Number of stamps: Five gummed stamps
Stamps and first day covers designed by: Gregory Millen, Paraparaumu
Denominations: 70c, $1.40, $1.90, $2.40 and $2.90
Printer and process: Southern Colour Print Ltd by offset lithography
Number of colours: Stamps: four process colours; Miniature sheet: four process colours plus blue foil
Stamp size and format: 40mm x 30mm (horizontal)
Paper type: Stamps: Tullis Russell 104gsm red phosphor gummed stamp paper
Number of stamps per sheet: 25
Perforation gauge: 14
Period of sale: Unless stocks are exhausted earlier, these stamps will remain on sale until further notice.
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