22 October 2012

Israel – Nepal Joint issue..



Date of Issue : 4 September 2012

Israel Post issued a  postage stamp on 4th September featuring Dead Sea and Mount Everest. This is Israel Nepal joint issue.Over the years, the two countries have created a diverse network of cooperation and close ties in various areas. Nepal is located in the Himalaya Mountains and includes Mt. Everest - the earth’s highest mountain, and Israel is home to the lowest place on earth - the Dead Sea.

This is a beautiful joint issue and a wonderful item for those   collecting  on  Tourism, Flags and Joint issue themes !!


The Dead Sea

422 meters below sea level, the Lowest Place on Earth

The Dead Sea is a salt lake located in eastern Israel. The Kingdom of Jordan lies on its eastern border. The Dead Sea - a national and worldwide natural treasure - is the largest spa in the world, drawing tourists and extreme sports fans. The Dead Sea’s hyper salinity provides a unique floating experience and the health benefits of the minerals found in its water and mud are immense. It is a breathtakingly beautiful area which includes wadis, cliffs and an extraordinary zoological and botanical population. The Dead Sea and the surrounding area have great religious and historic significance and represent a turbulent chapter in the history of Eretz Israel.

Mt. Everest

8,848 meters above sea level, the Highest Place on Earth

Mt. Everest is located in the eastern portion of the Himalaya Mountains, on the border between Nepal and Tibet. Most of the mountain lies in Tibet, while the southern portion is located within the borders of the Sagarmatha National Park in Nepal.

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: Sanjiv Jain, Dehradun - email : jainsanjiv@live.com


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