Your browser does not seem to support iframes. Click here to read this PDF. Convert your PDF to digital flipbook ↗ Contents June 2009 Committee; Deadline for next Polar Post; Dates for your diary; Back issues of Polar Post; Note on Copyright 30 Chairman’s Message; Cambridge Residential Weekend 2009; Membership News 31 “BUT” – Centenary of the Attainment of the North Pole by Robert E. Peary 32 † Captain Peter Jackson, Master of RMS QE2 during the Falklands Confl ict 45 RRS James Cook visits King Edward Point, South Georgia; A Chronology of Antarctic Exploration: a Synopsis of Events and Activities until the International Polar Years, 2007 to 2009” 46 M/V Ocean Nova runs aground in Marguerite Bay; † Murdo (Jock) Tait 46 † Fritz Koerner – 3rd July 1932 to 26th May 2008 47 New Issues – Monaco 47 New Issue – South Georgia & SSI – Preserve the Polar Regions 48 New Issues – AAT, New Zealand, Uruguay, Greenland 49 New Issues – Preserve the Polar Regions and Glaciers – 34 Countries 50 Spink-Shreves Auction 31st January 2009 54 Postal Rates for the Falkland Islands, South Georgia and BAT eff ective from July/August 2008 56 New Postal Rates for Tristan da Cunha – 2009; “Essence of Polar Philately” – 1st Printing sold Out! 56 New Website for Arge Polarphilatelie eV 56 New Tristan/ Polar Postcards TdC103/Pole 35: r/s Africana; TdC104/Pole 36 mv Sarah Baartman 57 Mawson’s Huts Foundation – Conservation Expedition to Cape Denison 2008-09 58 French Ships’ Movements (Marion Dufresne; Albatros; L’Astrolabe) 59 60th Anniversary of Operation Sinbad Part II: The Return Flight to Australia and the Mail that was carried to and from Macquarie Island 60 Antarctic Memory Commemorative Pack 65 The Antarctic Postman visits Signy, King Edward Point and Bird Island – 14.11.2008 to 3.12.2008 66 Cover Corner – Chile Eduardo Frei; Tristan da Cunha; Port Lockroy; Löhne, Germany; Japan 67 Editorial; Chairman’s Review 2008 68 Minutes of the AGM of the PPHSGB – Date 28th February 2009 69 Society Accounts 2008; Report of the Treasurer 2008; Hon. Secretary’s Report 2008 70 Reports of the Editor of Polar Post and the Membership Secretary 2008 71 Report on the PPHSGB Spring Meeting 28th February 2009 at Philatex, London 72 PPHSGB at SWINPEX 2009 – Saturday 13th June 2009 – 10 am to 4.30 pm 72 PPHSGB at MidPex – Saturday 11th July 2009 – 10 am to 5 pm 72
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