MONACO EXPLORATIONS

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On 4 April, H.S.H. Prince Albert II launched the 2017–2020 Monaco Explorations initiative, reviving, after a gap of 120 years, the maritime scientific explorations pioneered by His great-great-grandfather Prince Albert I. The Yersin, an environmental research vessel which sails under a Monegasque flag, will depart next August from the Port of Monaco. It will follow a longitudinal route between the Tropics, completing a circumnavigation of the globe over a period of three years. The initiative will be based on the recommendations of a Scientific Guidance Committee made up of 10 internationally renowned scientists. Science will therefore be the foundation of the project, complemented by awareness-raising, communication and media activities.

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Design Thierry MORDANT
Printing process Heliogravure
Size of the block 120 x 100 mm horizontal
Size of the stamp 40.85 x 30 mm horizontal
Quantity of issue 40,000 blocks