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Portugal - Spain Joint Issue, Magalhaes - El Cano Expedition, 500 Years - Miniature Sheet

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  • 12.09.2019
  • Juan Antonio González/Filatelia/Correos y Telégrafos España
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  • 150 x 100 mm
  • €3.50
About Portugal - Spain Joint Issue, Magalhaes - El Cano Expedition, 500 Years

The cultural and scienti c heritage of the First Circumnavigation Voyage led by Ferdinand Magellan and completed by Juan Sebastian Elcano, as well as its humanistic relevance, remain current to this day. The universality of this historical turning point is both enduring and undergoes continuous renewal. Recalling this fundamental and pioneering achievement in the creation of the global world as we know it today, and revisiting the biography of its protagonists, together with the historical responsibility it represents, gives us an opportunity for broad re ection on the social and cultural exchanges that have since altered the natural and human landscape of our planet.

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