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2018 Ross Dependency - Aircraft Limited Edition

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Limited editions are the most premium of all stamp packs, and contain a range stamp products and in-depth information on the stamp issue.

With this limited edition you’ll learn more about the history of aviation in Antarctica, and how it supports our presence on the ice. Our contributor, John Evans is actively involved with the Beaver Preservation Trust, operating a Beaver aircraft decorated as the Trans-Antarctic Expedition NZ6001 Beaver. As an engineer, he has worked in Antarctica with the New Zealand Antarctic programme, supporting conservation activities on historic sites with the Antarctic Heritage Trust, and more recently, with Antarctica New Zealand on their overland traverse capability, supporting deep field science projects on the Ross Ice Shelf.