- About Albuisson
- Awards Won (MOF)
- France 2006-2010
- Monaco 1986-1989
- Monaco 2006-2010
Overseas Domains &
- New Caledonia
- TAAF 1997-2000
- TAAF 2001-2005
- TAAF 2006-2010
- The Author
TAAF consists of a handful of small islands, located in the
Indian Ocean in the "proximity" of Antarctica between the 40th and
80th degrees of longitude, and 60th and 40th degrees of latitude.
They are: the Island of Amsterdam, The Island of Saint Paul, Kerguelen, and
Crozet. Further is included Terre Adélie located on the Antarctic
Continent (the green stripe on the map). The areas are mainly stations for climate studies, but serve also scientific
purposes, such as studying the Antarctic Marine Life. The stamps from Taaf
mainly consist of portraits of notable scientists and ships equipped for their
- Map of the TAAF areas. Click on the map to see
large format. The link will open in a new window. Scan © Jean-Claude
Taaf 1998. Etienne Peau, Antarctic Explorer.
Taaf 1998. Georges Laclavère (1906-1994), Geographer.
Taaf 1999. Pierre Sicaud, (1911-1998). Antarctic Explorer,
Commander of Outpost at Kerguelen Islands. .
Taaf 2000. Abby Jane Morrell, born 1890, travelled together
with her husband, Captain Benjamin who was commander of the ship "L'Antarctic",
the Atlantic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, the Indian Ocean, and the Australian
Seas. She has written a much favoured book about her travels.
Taaf 2000. "La Pérouse". An armed ship named after the French
explorer Jean-François de la Perouse (1741-1788).
Taaf 2001. 20th anniversary of the CCAMLR (Commission for
the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources). Design by Pierre
Albuisson, printed in offset.
TAAF 1997-2000 TAAF