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|
|Period of sale:||Unless stocks are exhausted earlier, these stamps will remain on sale until further notice.|