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Issue date: 2002

In the year of 2002, the United Nations offices New York, Geneva and Vienna issued a series of 12 postage stamps in honour of the "International Year of Mountains".

The images were shot by Yoshikazu Shirakawa, a renowned Japanese photographer. The 12 stamps are featuring famous peaks around the world.

 

New York Office
Khan Tengri Briefmarke Vereinte Nationen 2002
Khan Tengri 7'010 m
Kyrgyzstan/Kazakhstan

Kilimanjaro 5'895 m
Tanzania
Kilimanjaro (main)
back to Kilimanjaro stamp 2002

Mt. Foraker 5'304 m
USA (Alaska)

Paine Grande 2'884 m
Chile

Geneva Office
Weisshorn 4'505 m
Switzerland

Fuji 3'776 m
Japan
Mt. Fuji (main)
back to Mt. Fuji stamp United Nations 2002

Vinson Massif 4'892 m
Antarctica

Mt. Kamet 7'816 m
India

Vienna Office
Mt. Cook 3'754 m
New Zealand

Mt. Robson 3'954 m
Canada

Rakaposhi 7'788 m
Pakistan

Mt. Everest 8'848 m
Nepal/China

New York Office

Geneva Office

Vienna Office

 

 

 

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