Faroe Islands ( Denmark)

Origin of earth on stamps of Faroe Islands

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Faroe Islands is an island country comprising an archipelago of small islands between the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, approximately halfway between Norway and Iceland, 320 kilometres north-northwest of Scotland. The area is approximately 1,400 square kilometres with a 2015 population of 48,700. The islands are an autonomous country within the Kingdom of Denmark. The archipelago is very rugged and has an extremely moderated subpolar oceanic climate that is windy, wet, cloudy and cool year round. In spite of its northerly latitude, temperatures average above freezing year round.
Between 1035 and 1814, the Faroe Islands were part of the Kingdom of Norway. The 1814 Treaty of Kiel granted Denmark control over the islands, along with two other Norwegian regions: Greenland and Iceland. The Faroe Islands have been a self-governing country within the Danish Realm since 1948. [R1]

The postage stamps and postal history of the Faroe Islands began in the 1860s with a message exchange system called Skjúts, which was before a regular boat service was established between the islands. Postage is now under the control of Postverk Føroya , the Postage Stamp Department of which has taken over all the work relating to Faroese postage stamps. [R2]
So far there are no single stamp of Faroe islands that directly related to Paleontology.

Some official stamps of Faroe Islands to consider
25.05.2009 "The origin of the Faroe Islands "
The origin of the Faroe Islands on stamps from 2009
Michel "Dinos - whole world" catalog 2019. Approx. 2500 colour illustrations and about 20 000 price quotations at approx. 328 paperback pages with Novelties up to MICHEL Rundschau 1/2019 have been catalogued in this edition

[R1] More information about Faroe Islands are on Wikipedia WikiTravel Flag Counter
[R2] More information about postal history Faroe Islands on Wikipedia
Links to Faroe Islands post authority and stamps catalog websites are here

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