British Antarctic Territory 2008 Fossilised Ferns

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 17th November 2008
  • four values
  • Design: from photographs supplied by The British Antarctic Survey, and stylised map
  • Printed by: BDT International Security Printing, Ireland
  • Print process: lithography
  • stamp format height 28½mm x width 43mm
  • perforations: 13.9 x 13.9

Fossils of Pteridophyta (Ferns) discovered at Snow Island and Alexander Island

55p ~ Lophosoria cupulatus, President Head, Snow Island
65p ~ Cladophlebis oblonga, Alexander Island
£1.10 ~ Aculea acicularis, Alexander Island
£1.10 ~ Pachypteris indica, President Head, Snow Island

  • Notes: Snow Island is in the South Shetlands. The Alexander Island finds were made at Coal Nunatak