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Earth of fire

Actualité volcanique, Article de fond sur étude de volcan, tectonique, récits et photos de voyage

Publié par Bernard Duyck
Publié dans : #Excursions et voyages

The production of stamps through theme by the Azores archipelago is large and diverse, as is the case for most of the islands.

By focusing on the theme of volcanoes, here are some examples created in recent decades.

- The fiftieth anniversary of the eruption of the
Capelinhos - 2007

Stamp and commemorative plate from the eruption of Capelinhos 1957 - 2007 issue

Stamp and commemorative plate from the eruption of Capelinhos 1957 - 2007 issue

Stamps from the eruption of Capelinhos 1957 - 2007 issue

Stamps from the eruption of Capelinhos 1957 - 2007 issue

Faial, eruption of Capelinhos - Espólio do T. C. José Agostinho- Museu de Angra do Heroísmo - Siaram

Faial, eruption of Capelinhos - Espólio do T. C. José Agostinho- Museu de Angra do Heroísmo - Siaram

Stamp and commemorative plate from the eruption of Capelinhos 1957 - 2007 issue

Stamp and commemorative plate from the eruption of Capelinhos 1957 - 2007 issue

- The fajãs, Portuguese term refers to platforms or deltas built above the tide level by landslide and / or lava flows, are widely distributed in the Azores, especially on the island of São Jorge.

Fajãs : Caldera de Santo Christo / São Jorge - 2012 issue.

Fajãs : Caldera de Santo Christo / São Jorge - 2012 issue.

 fajãs : Fajã dos Cubres / São Jorge -  2012 issue.

fajãs : Fajã dos Cubres / São Jorge - 2012 issue.

Fajã dos Cubres / São Jorge - photo Alberto Garcia

Fajã dos Cubres / São Jorge - photo Alberto Garcia

- The geothermal areas and geothermal exploitation were also honored.

Hot spring on São Miguel -  2005 issue.

Hot spring on São Miguel - 2005 issue.

São Miguel - caldera das Furnas : source chaude - photo Geoparque Azores

São Miguel - caldera das Furnas : source chaude - photo Geoparque Azores

Exploitation of geothermal energy - issue 1983

Exploitation of geothermal energy - issue 1983

- Nature is also being honored with this endemic bird of the laurel forest of São Miguel : the "Priolo", the Azores Bullfinch / Pyrrhula murina.

 Priolo,  endemic bird de São Miguel -  2008 issue.

Priolo, endemic bird de São Miguel - 2008 issue.

 The Azores Bullfinchphoto Ciência / Portugal

The Azores Bullfinchphoto Ciência / Portugal

Sources :

- Catawiki

- Delcampe.net

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