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Fiji 210

     To commemorate the first Airmail service between Tonga and Fiji, Fiji issued a set of three stamps. The high value shows a map of the islands with coordinate lines. The coordinates of Suva the capitol, are 18.08 S 178.25 W, which fits well with the coordinates on the map. The plane is a De Havilland 114-13 Heron named "Aotearoa" which began serving the Fiji-Tonga route in August of 1952.

SCN 210

Fiji B7-B10

     A set of four stamps issued by Fiji in 1979 marks the International Year of the Child with children of various ethnicities on a background of a shaded relief map of Viti Levu and Vanua Levu. The coordinates that cross on Viti Levu (the southern islands) are 178E and 18S.

SCN B7

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