December 26, a stamp booklet “The 100th Anniversary of the Discovery of the Severnaya Zemlya Archipelago” is to be issued

September 4, 1913, the members of the Arctic Ocean Hydrographic Expedition of icebreakers Taimyr and Vaigach led by Boris Vilkitsky discovered an archipelago in the Arctic Ocean at the border between the Kara and Laptev Seas.

January 11, 1926, the Presidium of the USSR Central Executive Committee renamed the archipelago Severnaya Zemlya.

The stamp booklet is composed of 8 sheets and a cover: 3 stamp sheets and 5 sheets with an accompanying text.

Stamp design: А. Drobyshev
Stamp sheet design: Е. Plotnikova
Booklet format буклета: 180x100 mm
Circulation: 12 thousand

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