The Laurie Island is after the Coronation Island the second largest of the South Orkney Islands. It covers an area of about 50 square kilometres and the highest summit of the mountainous island rises 640 metres over sealevel.
On the island the Argentina base Orcadas has been situated since 1904.
Argentina 1975, Base Orcadas.
Argentina 1980, Base Orcadas.
The stamps were issued in the sheet "75th anniv. of Argentina’s presence in the South Orkneys".
Argentina 2004, Centenary of the Base Orcadas.