South Georgia 2012 Mountains, and the people after whom they were named

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 11th December 2012
  • six values in three composite se-tenant pairs
  • Designed by: Andrew Robinson
  • Printed by: BDT International Security Printing, Ireland
  • Print process: lithography
  • stamp format height 28½mm x width 42½mm
  • Perforations: 14 x 14


65p ~ Stenhouse Peak (525m)
65p ~ Commander Joseph R Stenhouse, 1887-1941 (inherited command of the Aurora in the Ross Sea in 1915, served in Royal Navy 1914-18 and 1939-41
75p ~ Mount Carse (2331m)
75p ~ Verner Duncan Carse, 1913-2004, explorer and broadcaster, conducted first comprehensive survey of South Georgia island
£1 ~ Mount Paget (2934m) in the Allardyce Range
£1 ~ Sir William Lamond Allardyce, 1861-1930, Governor of the Falkland Islands and its Dependencies 1904-1915

Sheet Stamps[edit]

65p pair
75p pair
£1 pair