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The Piton des Neiges is a 3’069 m high volcano on La Réunion. The The volcano has been inactive for 20'000 years. Piton des Neiges is the highest peak on La Réunion and is surrounded by three massive crater valleys, the Cirque de Salazie, Cirque de Mafate and Cirque de Cilaos.

 

La Réunion 1933-1944, Grande Cascade Blanche and Piton des Neiges in the background.
Series of 15 stamps.
(the series exists overprinted "France Libre" as well)  

 

La Réunion 1933-1944
La Réunion 1933-1944, Piton D'Anchain.
Series of 18 stamps
Piton D'Anchain (1'356 m) is a peak situated in the Cirque de Salazie.
(the series exists overprinted "France Libre" as well)  

 

La Réunion 1938-1943
La Réunion 1938-1943, Plane over Piton des Neiges.

 Series of 7 stamps
(4 stamps exists overprinted "France Libre" as well)

 

Reunion church of Cilaos Grand Bénare stamp

France 1960, church of Cilaos
The Grand Bénare in the background(2'898 m).
The stamp exists overprinted "50 F CFA" (La Réunion).  

 

France Reunion Cirquet Mafate stamp issued 2008

France 2008, Cirque de Mafate
The stamp was issued in the series "Portraits des régions".
The stamp issued as "bloc de feuillet" as well, please see below.  

 

France 2008, Cirque de Mafate "bloc de feuillet".  

The illustration is showing in the background Piton Cimendef 2'228 m (left), Piton des Neiges 3'069 m (right) and Piton Cabris in the foreground. Seen from Dos D'Ane viewpoint.  

France 2010, Pitons, Cirques et Remparts.
The stamp was issued in the "Collector Timbré - La Réunion".

France Reunion Piton Cabris stamp issued 2011

France 2011, Piton Cabris.
The stamp was issued in the Collector Timbré - La Réunion".
The Piton Cabris (1'435 m) is situated in the northern part of Cirque Mafate.

 

France 2011, Village Entre Deux.
The stamp was issued in the Collector Timbré - La Réunion".
The Village Entry Deux is situated at the slopes of Cirque Cilaos.

 

France 2012 Piton des Neiges stamp

France 2012, Piton des Neiges
The stamp was issued in the series "Collector - Grand Raid 2012".

France 2012
The stamp was issued in the series "Collector - Grand Raid 2012".

The stamp shows a view from La Brèche in the Cirque Mafate.
The Piton des Neiges is not visible from this point, it is behind the Gros Morne.

France Reunion 2013 Le Dimitile stamp

France 2013, Le Dimitile.
Le Dimitile is a mountainous zone within the commune Entre Deux at the slopes of the Cirque Cilaos.

The stamp is showing a view from the south-east towards the outer crater rim of the Cirque de Cilaos (Le Dimitile) and the Grand Bénare (2'898 m) in the background. 

The stamp was issued in the series
"Collector - Entre ciel et terre... Les îles françaises - La Réunion". 

 

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Summit of the Piton des Neiges
The stamp was issued in the series
"Collector - Entre ciel et terre... Les îles françaises - La Réunion". 

 

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