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Today’s cards both come from Glenn, who has been very helpful with my Canadian UNESCO collection. I sent him a card showing a submarine, the USS Philadelphia, and one showing an SR/71 stealth aircraft, and in return I have two new UNESCO sites from our neighbor to the north!

This card shows the Joggins Fossil Cliffs in Nova Scotia, world famous for its fossilized trees and reptile fossils that are 325 million years old. That’s old! Its history as a WHS site is not so long, though, the Cliffs were included on the list in 2008.

The second card shows the Western Brook Pond in Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland, Canada. What a breathtaking view! Glenn writes that it is 10 miles long and surrounded by 2,000 foot cliffs. One of the highest waterfalls in North America, Pissing Mare Falls, drop into this pond. Gros Morne was made a World Heritage Site in 1987. It gets its name from a mountain peak in the park, and roughly means “great mountain standing alone” in French.

Of course, as a stamp enthusiast, Glenn used some great stamps on the cards:

I think the juxtaposition of the insect stamps with the Royal Wedding stamp is rather funny, though I’m sure it wasn’t intentional.

Thanks, Glenn, for these beautiful cards!

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