Complete set of 2 commemorative postage stamps on the Ogasawara National Park : Japan National Park Series :
Issued by Japan
Issued on Jun 26, 1973
Issued for : As the 23rd of the national park series, 2 kinds of postage stamps, each showing the scenery of Ogasawara National Park, were issued on June 26, 1973, on occasion of the 5th Anniversary of the reversion of Ogasawara Islands to Japan.
Design : (A) Chichijima Beach and (B) Coral reef on Minami Island
Colour : Multicolour
Type : Stamps, Postal Used
Denomination : (A)10 Yen and (B) 20 Yen
Stamp Size : 22.5 mm x 33.0 mm
Quantity Issued : (A) 35,000,000 and (B) 32,000,000 stamps
- The park lies 1,000 kilometres distant to the south of Tokyo and extends over the whole area of Ogasawara Islands consisting of more than 30 islands raised above the sea-level by the submarine volcanic action in the Tertiary period. Situated in the subtropical zone, the park offers the splendid views of the islands dotted on the sea and the steep cliffs formed by erosion.
- With its land area of 6,433 hectares and the sea-level area of 25,563 hectares, it was designated as national park on October 16, 1972.