|1999: Greenland National Museum and Archive (Design: Martin Morck)|
The massive shifts of plate tectonics when the continents were forming gave an uplift to Eastern Greenland taking it 3 kilometers above sea level and moving it north and into its now icy climate. In geological terms the east of Greenland is younger than the west coming in at 70 million years which means the soaring peaks have had less erosion than those in western Greenland. This takes us to
|1957: International Geophysical Year|
|2016: Bailiwick Life|
|1959: Nature Preservation|
|1959: Birds of the Homeland|
Sunday Stamps II is featuring the letter G - here for Greenland, Geophysics, Guernsey, Goat and Germany - go to See It On A Postcard.