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2012 Ross Dependency Definitives 70c Stamp

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Single 70c 'Mount Erebus' gummed stamp.

The world's southernmost active volcano, Mount Erebus is the largest of four that form Ross Island, the highest volcano in the Ross Dependency and the second highest volcano in Antarctica. This impressive volcano was discovered and named by James Clark Ross in 1841.

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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