Pacific Ocean
French Polynesia

Bora Bora

Bora Bora is part of Leeward group (Îles Sous-le-Vent), of the Society Islands of French Polynesia. In the center of the island  are the remnants of an extinct volcano. Its highest peaks are Mount Pahia 658 m, Mount Otemanu 727 m and the Mount Mataihua 314 m.

 

France 1981 www.mountainstamp.com French Polynesia stamp Bora Bora 1964 Mount Pahia and Otemanu mountain stamp

French Polynesia 1974, Bora Bora.
Mt. Pahia (left) and Mt. Otemanu (right).  

 

France 1981 www.mountainstamp.com French Polynesia stamp Bora Bora 1955 Mount Pahia mountain stamp

French Oceania 1955, Mount Pahia and Mount Mataihua in the background (left).

 

France 1981 www.mountainstamp.com French Polynesia stamp Bora Bora 1974 volcano mountain stamp

French Polynesia 1974, Bora Bora.
Mt. Pahia (left) and Mt. Otemanu (right).  

 

France 1981 www.mountainstamp.com French Polynesia stamp Bora Bora 1979 Mount Pahia mountain stamp

French Polynesia 1979, Mount Pahia and Mount Otemanu (behind Mount Pahia).
The stamp is existing with perforation 13:13:13 (1985).

 

France 1981 www.mountainstamp.com French Polynesia stamp Bora Bora 1981 volcano mountain stamp

French Polynesia 1981, Bora Bora.

 

France 1981 www.mountainstamp.com French Polynesia stamp Bora Bora 1981 Mount Otemanu stamp

French Polynesia 1991, Bora Bora, Mount Otemanu.

 

French Polinesia 1992, Bora Bora.

 

France 1992 www.mountainstamp.com French Polynesia map stamp Bora Bora 1992

French Polynesia 1992, Bora Bora.

 

France 1981 www.mountainstamp.com French Polynesia stamp Bora Bora 2003 areal view stamp

French Polynesia 2003, Bora Bora.

 

France 1981 www.mountainstamp.com French Polynesia stamp Bora Bora 2003 Mount Otemanu stamp

French Polynesia 2003, Bora Bora.
Mt. Pahia (left) and Mt. Otemanu (right).
 (Painting of Aad van der Heyde)

 

France 2011 www.mountainstamp.com French Polynesia stamp Bora Bora 2011 stamp

French Polynesia 2011, Bora Bora.
The stamp was issued self-adhesive in booklets.

 

France 2011 www.mountainstamp.com French Polynesia stamp Bora Bora 2011 stamp

French Polynesia 2011, Bora Bora.

 

France 2012 www.mountainstamp.com French Polynesia stamp Bora Bora 2012 stamp

French Polynesia 2012, Bora Bora.
The islands in the far background are Tahaa (left) and Raiatea.
The stamp was issued in the series "Aéroports des îles".

 

Solomon Islands 2013
National Traditions.
The illustration depicts the island Bora Bora.

 

Bora Bora stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli, issued Pitcairn Islands 2014

Pitcairn Islands 2014, Bora Bora - Mt. Otemanu.
It shows a view from the beach of the "InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa".
The stamp was issued in the series
"250th Anniversary of the birth of Fletcher Christian".

 

 

Pitcairn Islands 2017

The miniaturesheet takes the form of the silhouette of the mountainous Bora Bora island (seen from the north-east) in French Polynesia. The scenery on the postage stamps shows the arrival of the Bounty with the Pitcairn island in the background.  

 

 

 

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