McMurdo Station, Antarctica

McMurdo Station, Antarctica Ross Island Antartica Interesting Cancels

Stock #: 52325
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Ross Island
Country: Antarctica
Condition: good
Postmark: 1978
Stamp: 13c
Philatelic Notes: US Coast Guard Polar Star WAGB-10 Postmark
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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The station was built in support American participation in the Internation Geophysical Year, 1957/58. Today the station is used as the staging area for nearly all US scientific programs in Antartica. The station is located on Ross Island in the Ross Sea.
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