Gem, Rock, and Mineral Postage Stamps From
British Antarctic Territory


Official Name: British Antarctic Territory
National Name: British Antarctic Territory
Alternate Names: B.A.T.
Monetary Units: 1 pound (£) = 20 shillings (sh); 1 shilling (sh) = 12 pence (p). Beginning 1971, 1 pound sterling (£) = 100 pence (p).
Location: The segment of the Antarctic continent lying south of latitude 60°S and between longitudes 20° and 80°W, comprising the Antarctic Peninsula with all adjacent islands; the South Orkney and South Shetland Islands, the Weddell Sea, and the landmass extending to the South Pole.
History: Formerly part of the Falkland Islands Dependency.
Mineral Resources: Unknown.



British Antarctic Territory Scott 133 British Antarctic Territory Scott 134
Ice (Snowflake)
British Antarctic Territory
Scott 133
10 pence
Ice (Snowflake)
British Antarctic Territory
Scott 134
24 pence
 
British Antarctic Territory Scott 135 British Antarctic Territory Scott 136
Ice (Snowflake)
British Antarctic Territory
Scott 135
29 pence
Ice (Snowflake)
British Antarctic Territory
Scott 136
58 pence

This set of 4 stamps was issued on 6 Dec 1986 and
shows illustrations of snowflakes.



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