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Adelaide Island
Argentine Claim 25°W-74°W / British Claim: 20°W-80°W / Chilean Claim 53°W-90°W
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The Adelaide Island, also known as Isla Adelaida or Isla Belgrano is about 120 kilometres long and 32 kilometres wide and situated in the north side of the side of Marguerite Bay. 

On the Adelaide Island are two bases. The formerly British Base T, which was transferred to the Chilean authorities in 1984 and renamed in "Teniente Luis Carvajal" and the British Rothera Research Station.

 

 

British Antarctic Territory 1994
Mt. Liotard (2'225 m/left) and Mt. Gaudrey (right/2'315 m).
The Mt. Liotard and Mt. Gaudrey are two of three large peaks that make up the Princess Royal Range on Adelaide island. They dominate the horizon to the West of the Rothera research station, towering above the Ryder Bay. The other summitis (not visible on the stamp) is Mt. Barre (2'195 m).
The stamp was issued in the series "Old & New Transportation".

 

www.mountainstamp.com Base T stamp 2003

British Antarctic Territory 2003, The British Base T on Adelaide Island.
The stamp was issued in the series "Bases and Postmarks".

 

www.mountainstamp.com Base R stamp 2003

British Antarctic Territory 2003, The British Base R on Adelaide Island.
The stamp was issued in the series "Bases and Postmarks".

 

British Antarctic Territory 2011.
BAS Bonner lab (Rothera station).
The stamp was issued in the series "Antarctic Science".

 

www.mountainstamp.com 2012

British Antarctic Territory 2012.
The stamp was issued in the series "Research Ships".

RRS James Clark Ross leaves Rothera station during January 1998. In the background the southeasternmost summits of the Adelaide Island. Mt. Ditte 1'400 m (left) and minor summits of Mt. Liotard (right).  

 

British Antarctic Territory 2014
 Twin Otter (AZ) in front of Mt. Liotard (2'225 m).
The stamp was issued in the series "iSTAR – NERC Ice Sheet Stablility Programme".

 

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