Atlantic Ocean
South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands
Mount Paget 2'935 m

 

The Mount Paget is the highest mountain of the Allardyce Range and on South Georgia. Together with other summits of the Allardyce Range it dominates the panoramic view from the Cumberland Bay.

Other summits of the Range are the Mount Nordenskjöld (2'354 m), Mount Sugartop (2'325 m), Mount Roots (2'280 m), Three Brothers (2'040 m), Mount Kling 1'846 m), Marikoppa Peak (1'840 m), Paulsen Peak (1'576 m) and the Larssen Peak (1'548 m).

First ascent of Mount Paget: Combined Services Expedition, 30th December 1964.

 

www.mountainstamp.com Cumberland Bay stamp South Georgia 1980

 Falkland Islands Dependencies 1980, RRS „John Biscoe II“ in the Cumberland Bay.
The stamp was issued in the Definitive Stamp series 1980.

The summit behind the word "Dependencies" is the Mount Paget.

 

www.mountainstamp.com Cumberland Bay stamp South Georgia 1980

 Falkland Islands Dependencies 1980, "RRS Bransfield" in the Cumberland Bay.
The stamp was issued in the Definitive Stamp series 1980.

In the background there is the Mount Paget.

 

www.mountainstamp.com First Ascent of the Mount Paget stamp 1989

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands 1989.
"First Ascent of the Mount Paget".
The stamp was issued in the series "Combined Services Expedition 1964-1965".
A stamp with the same picture issued again in the year 2004

 

www.mountainstamp.com Cumberland Bay stamp South Georgia 2000

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands 2000.

The stamp is showing a view from the Sir Ernest Shackleton memorial at Hope Point towards the Mount Paget. The three small summits in the far background (left) are the Mount Nordenskjöld (2'354 m), Mount Roots east summit and Mount Roots main summit (2'280 m).

 

www.mountainstamp.com Mount Paget Climbed stamp South Georgia 2004

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, 2004.
"1964 Mount Paget Climbed"
The stamp was issued in the sheet "Aspects of South Georgia".

 

www.mountainstamp.com South Georgia 2012 Mount Paget stamp

South Georgia 2012, Mount Paget (left).
The stamp was issued in the series "Mountains of South Georgia".

Portrait of Sir William Lamond Allardyce.
Sir William Lamond Allardyce GCMG (1861 – 10 June 1930) was a career British civil servant in the Colonial Office who served as governor of Fiji (1901–1902), the Falkland Islands (1904–1914), Bahamas (1914–1920), Tasmania (1920–1922), and Newfoundland (1922–1928). 

 

outh Georgia 2013, RRS Ernest Shackleton.
The Mount Paget in the background stamp timbre Briefmarke

South Georgia 2013, RRS Ernest Shackleton.
The Mount Paget in the background.
The stamp was issued in the series "Habitat Restoration".

 

 

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, 2013.

Star Trails behind Hope Point.
The Shackleton Memorial at Cumberland Bay in the foreground.
In the background the Mount Paget.

 

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