Thursday, October 4, 2012

Earthscapes U.S. Postage Stamps Issued

First Day of Issue: October 1, 2012 Greenbelt, MD

This Earthscapes issuance offers stamp customers an opportunity to see the world in a new way.

This stamp pane presents examples of three categories of earthscapes: natural, agricultural, and urban.

The photographs were all created high above the planet’s surface, either snapped by “eyes in the sky” — satellites orbiting the Earth — or carefully composed by photographers in aircraft.

 In the top row, we fly over America’s stunning . . .