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Adélie Land
French Claim of Antarctic Land 136°E and 142°E
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The Adélie Land is a portion of the Antarctic between 136°E and 142°E longitude. It is claimed by France as one of five districts of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands (TAAF).

 

France TAAF map of the Dumont D’Urville area

TAAF 1970, map of the Dumont D’Urville area. 

 

mountainstamp.com  antarctic Rocher du Lion 1980

TAAF 1980, Rocher du Lion.  

 

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France 1968, Antarctic landscape.
The stamp exists overprinted "20 F CFA" (La Réunion) as well.

 

mountainstamp.com antarctic Base Marret stamp 1987

TAAF 1987, Base Marret (Adélie Land).

In 1952, the small base was built on the Pétrels Island to study emperor penguins. After the first campaign, in 1952, in the wooden buildings of "Base Marret", the site was closed in January 1953. At January 12th 1956 opened on same place the Dumont D'Urville station. 

 

France 2006 Dumont D’Urville station stamp

TAAF 2006, research station Dumont D’Urville. 

 

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TAAF 2005, Antarctic landscape.

The Concordia Research Station is a research facility which was built on 3'233 m above sea level at a location called Dome C on the Antarctic Plateau. It is located 1100 kilometres from the French research stations Dumont D’Urville & Cape Prudhomme. 

 

TAAF 2007, path of sun on June 21th over Dumont d'Urville stamp

TAAF 2007, path of sun on June 21th over Dumont d'Urville. 

 

France 2013
Arrival at Dumont D’Urville Station.
The stamps were issued in the booklet "Voyage en Antarctique".

 

France 2013
Dumont D’Urville Station.
The stamps were issued in the booklet "Voyage en Antarctique".

 

France 2013
Base antarctique de Cap Prudhomme.
The stamps were issued in the booklet "Voyage en Antarctique".

Base Prudhomme is a small base about 5km from Dumont d'Urville station. 

 

France 2013
Concordia Research Station.
The stamps were issued in the booklet "Voyage en Antarctique".

 

French Southern and Antarctic Lands 2015 Sentinelle du Climat miniaturesheet

TAAF 2015, "Sentinelle du Climat". 

 

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