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The Royal Wedding Westminster

It was on the 16th November 2010 following a great deal of public speculation that an announcement was made by Clarence House confirming that Prince William, oldest son of Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales had become engaged to his …

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Breeding Penguins

Falkland post issued a set of stamps featuring the breeding penguins of the Falkland Islands. Penguins are generally regarded as being synonymous with the Falkland Islands and attract a great number of tourists each year to shores.

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Petrels & Shearwaters

The oceans which surround the Falkland Islands are particularly rich in petrels and shearwaters (Procellaridae) which are among the most successful of all the world’s bird families.

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Restoration of ss Great Britain

The ss Great Britain was a revolutionary and influential ship. Designed by Brunel and launched in 1843 she was the world’s first ocean going propeller driven iron ship. Packed with new technologies she was considerably longer and faster than her …

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