Pacific Ocean
French Polynesia

Ua Pou Island (Marquises archipelago)

The Ua Pou island belongs to the Marquises archipelago. The island covers an area of 106 square kilometres.

The island is characterized by four basalt pillars. The highest of them is the Mount Oave at 1'230 m.

 

France 1979 www.mountainstamp.com French Polynesia Ua Pou island Mount Oave stamp 1979

French Polynesia 1979, Ua Pou Island.
The stamp is existing with perforation 13:13 (1979) and 13:13 (1985).
Mount Oave in the background, a sea arch in the foreground.

 

France 2011 www.mountainstamp.com French Polynesia Ua Pou island stamp 2011

French Polynesia 2011, Ua Pou Island.

 

France 2011 www.mountainstamp.com French Polynesia Ua Pou island stamp 2012

French Polynesia 2012, Ua Pou Island.
The stamp was issued in the series "Aéroports des îles".

 

 

 

 

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