The Andringitra Nationalpark is located 47 km in the South of Ambalavao along the National Road No. 7, in the Region of Haute Matsiatra. The Park covers 311.6 square kilometres and its altitude varies between 650 and 2'658 m. The highest summit is known as Imarivolanitra (formerly Pic Boby) at 2'658 m.
The Tsaranoro Massif is part of the Andringitra Mountains and located on the outskirts of the Andringitra National Park.
The rough vertical granite walls of the Tsaranoro Massif reaches up to 800 metres. The massif is divided into Karambony (500m) and Tsaranoro Be (800m). It is famous for climbers to practise free climbing.
Madagascar 2002, Ring-tailed lemur.
The Tsaranoro Be (left) and the Karambony Pillar of the Tsaranoro Massif.
The Tsaranoro Be of the Tsaranoro Massif
The stamp was issued in the miniaturesheet "The International Year of Mountains".
The upper part of the miniaturesheet depicts the main ridge of the Andringitra Range reflecting in a small lake. It is a view from the plateau to the east of the range.
The miniaturesheet was issued in the series "Nationalparks of Africa II".
Tanzania 2015, Andringitra National Park.
The stamp was issued in the series "National Parks of Africa".