Antarctica

Fischer 2928-2933 | Michel 3076-3081 | Scott 2782-2787 | Year of issue 1987 | People's Republic of Poland

10th anniversary of the Polish arctic research base "Henryk Arctowski" on King George Island.

2928
Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba),
micro-organisms,
motorship "Antoni Garnuszewski"
2929
Marbled rock cod
(Notothenia rossi marmorata),
Antarctic cod
(Dissostichus mawsoni),
motorship "Żuławy"

2930
Antarctic fulmar
(Fulmarus glacialoides),
sailboat "Pogoria"
2931
Adelie penguins
(Pygoscelis adeliae),
sailboat "Gedania"

2932
Antarctic fur seal
(Arctocephalus)
ship "Dziunia"
2933
Leopard seal
(Hydrurga leptonyx)
motorship "Kapitan Ledóchowski"

Translations

Kril = Krill.
Nototenia marmurkowa = Marbled rock cod.
Kłykacz = Cod.
Petrel = Fulmar.
Pingwin Adeli = Adelie penguin.
Uchatka = Antarctic fur seal (also known as Kerguelen fur seal).
Lampart morski = Leopard seal.

Glossary

Henryk Arctowski (1871-1958), Polish geophisicist, oceanographer and explorer of Antarctica.
King George Island is the largest of the South Shetland Islands.
Antoni Garnuszewski (1886-1964), Gedania is the Latin name for Gdańsk.
Motor ship Antoni Garnuszewski is the Polish Antarctic expedition ship of 1978-1979.

Relevant pages

Henryk Arctowski is also depicted on Fischer 2886.
The motor ship "Antoni Garnuszewski" is also depicted on Fischer 2553.
Captain Antoni Ledóchowski is also depicted on Fischer 2554.

Resources

Antarctica
Henryk Arctowski
Henryk Arctowski Polish Antarctic Station
Belgian Antarctic Expedition
King George Island
South Shetland Islands

Antarctic krill
Micro-organism
History of Gdynia Maritime University (www.wsm.gdynia.pl)
Nototheniidae
Rock Cod
Antarctic cod
Fulmar
Pogoria (www.oceanmasters.com)
Adelie Penguin
Gdańsk
Arctocephalus
Leopard seal