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Surtsey, a volcanic island approximately 32 km from the south coast of Iceland, is a new island formed by volcanic eruptions that took place from 1963 to 1967.

Surtsey was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in July 2008. 

 

Iceland Surtsey volcano stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli issued by Icaland 1965

Iceland 1965, Surtsey, eruption 1963.

 

Iceland Surtsey volcano stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli issued by Icaland 1965

Iceland 1965, Surtsey April 1964.

 

Iceland Surtsey volcano stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli issued by Icaland 1965

Surtsey September 1964.
In the far background is also visible the island of Heimaey, Eyjafiallajokull and Myrdarsjökull.
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Iceland Surtsey eruption stamp issued by Mozambique 2010 shows inverted view

Mozambique 2010.The stamp shows a mirrored inverted view of Surtsey.
The stamp was issued in the series "Volcanoes".

Surtsey Volcanic Volcano Island timbre Briefmarke francobolli stamp 

United Nations Post Office UH Headquaters New York 2011
Surtsey.

 

 Iceland Surtsey volcano stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli issued by Icaland 2013

Iceland 2013, "Surtsey 50th Anniversary".

 

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