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Printer:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (blue green); adhesive / engraving
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
November 9, 1956
Description:
This Wildlife Conservation Issue stamp emphasizes the importance of wildlife conservation in America. Wildlife conservation is the practice of protecting endangered plant and animal species and their habitats. The stamp depicts king salmon, also known as Chinook salmon, migrating upstream to their spawning ground. They can be found in the northern Pacific Ocean and the river systems of western North America ranging from California to Alaska.
United States; North America; Pacific Ocean; California; Alaska; wildlife conservation; protect; endangered; animal; habitat; king salmon; chinook salmon; fish; river; stream; spawning; landscape
Topic:
Animals  Search this
The Environment  Search this
Ships & Waterways  Search this
Object number:
1980.2493.5179
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1980.2493.5179