South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
Commemoration of the 80th Anniversary of Sir Ernest Shackleton's trek from King Haakon Bay to |Stromness Whaling Station, 19-20th May 1916. Return to Stamp Designs
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For the First Day Cover design shows the commemorative
plaque arranged it to fit within the 90mm left hand side of the First Day Cover
envelope with other necessary information..
I have assumed the issue date to be the 20th May 1996, the exact
anniversary of Shackleton's arrival in Stromness.
The plaque is situated on a pedestal outside the domestic entrance of the station manager's villa a little way from the foot of the steps.
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