Stamps featuring the Philippine Mountains
The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a set of topical stamps and souvenir sheets featuring Philippine Mountains.
|Kind of Issue:||Special|
|Denomination & Quantity:||P6.00 – – – – – 200,000|
|Souvenir Sheet||P24.00 – – – – – 12,500|
|Date of Issue||June 16, 2003|
|Last Day of Sale||September 16, 2003 (stock allows)|
|Sheet Composition||16 (4 x 4)|
|Size of Stamp||40mm x30mm|
|Printing Process:||Litho-Offset (4 colors)|
|Printer||Amstar Company, Inc.|
|Designer||Jesus Alfredo D. del os Santos|
|Design Coordinators||Jimmy Ang|
Mt. Makiling is a favorite destination for mountain climbers and hikers. One can climb the 1,247-meter-high mountain and hike to its natural hot springs on its slope via the access road through the UP Los Banos campus. A trail continues to Mt. Makiling's summit. Many resorts in Los Banos and Calamba, Laguna have harnessed hot waters from volcanic mud and channeled them into baths where people come for medicinal cures. Read more.