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2019 Native Alpine Flora Set of Mint Stamps - Set

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Technical details
  • 13.02.2019
  • Stephen Fuller, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Southern Colour Print, Dunedin
  • Offset Lithography
  • Four process colours
  • 30mm x 40mm (vertical)
  • $1.20 x 3, $2.40, $3.00, $3.60
About 2019 Native Alpine Flora Set of Mint Stamps

For many years, the origins of New Zealand’s native alpine flora were shrouded in mystery. At a youthful 2-10 million years old, New Zealand’s alpine areas are comparatively new, formed well after the break-up of Gondwanaland. Before shifting tectonic plates heaved much of New Zealand’s terrain into colder altitudes, the landscape was largely low-lying and warm.

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