Atlantic Ocean
South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands
Mount Sugartop 2'325 m

 

The Mount Sugartop is a major peak of the Allardyce Range on South Georgia. It is after the Mt. Paget (2'935 m), Mt. Nordenskjöld (2'354 m), Mount Carse (2'331 m) the forth highest mountain on South Georgia. It is well visible from the Cumberland Bay.

First ascent: Combined Services Expedition, 4th January 1965.

 

www.mountainstamp.com Mount Sugartop stamp 1938

Falkland Islands 1938, Mount Sugartop.

 

www.mountainstamp.com Sugartop South Georgia 1980

 Falkland Islands Dependencies 1980, King Edwards Point.
The stamp was issued in the Definitive Stamp series 1980.

The stamp is showing a view from King Edwards Point towards the Mount Sugartop (left). The summit in the middle seems to be the Paulsen Peak at 1'876 m.

 

www.mountainstamp.com Mount Sugartop stamp 1987

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, 1987.
Lyell Glacier and Mount Sugartop.

 

www.mountainstamp.com Mount Sugartop stamp 1999

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, 1999.
Grytviken and Mount Sugartop in the background.
The stamp was issued in the series "Images of South Georgia".

 

www.mountainstamp.com Mount Sugartop stamp 2012 issued St Helena

St. Helena 2012, "RMS St. Helena".
Mt. Sugartop in the background.
The stamp was issued in the series "RMS St. Helena".

 

South Georgia 2014.
The stamp shows part of a historic panoramic view from the summit of Mt. Duse, taken by Frank Frank Hurley. It depicts the Captain Frank Worsley of the Captain of Endurance and Lionel Greenstreet (first officer) looking from Mt. Duse across King Edward Cove with the Endurance below. The Mt. Sugartop (2'325 m) at the left, the mountains at the right are named as Paulsen Peak (1'876 m) and Mt. Fagerli (1'880 m).

The stamp issued in the series "Heroes of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition".

 

 

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