South Africa issued this
stamp showing South Africa and Antarctica in 1959, two years before
the Treaty, to mark to commemorate the South African National
Antarctic Expedition (SANAE). One of the original signatories to the
Antarctic Treaty South Africa has occupied bases all year long on the
Fimbul Coastal Ice Shelf of Western Queen Maud Land since 1960.
stamp was issued in 1991 to mark the 30th anniversary of the signing
of the Treaty. On both stamps the line connects South Africa with the
location of its Antarctic base.
shows Soviet stations on the Antarctic continent. It marks ten years
of Soviet explorations in Antarctica.
the Sea Explorers of Korea (Boy Scouts) challenged the Vinson Massif,
the highest peak in the Antarctic and reached its summit for the first
time as Koreans. With the expedition of the Antarctic by SEK officers,
Korea gained the 33rd membership in the Antarctic Treaty one year
later, and constructed the King Sejong Station, Korea's Antarctic
Research Station three years later (in 1988).
The stamp was issued in 1987 to mark the first
Anniversary of South Korea’s signing the Antarctic Treaty.
stamp was issued to mark the 30th anniversary of the Antarctic Treaty.
It maps the thickness of the ice sheet that covers the Antarctic