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Centenary of the Department of Mineral Resources (1992)

 

exploration of ancient animal remains   

   

 

 Issue Name:

Centenary of the Department of Mineral Resources

 Thai Issue Name:

100 ปี กรมทรัพยากรธรณี

 Issue Date:

1992/2535-01-01

 Cause:

To commemorate the Centenary of the Department of Mineral Resources

 Catalogue Number:

1992/2-5

 Denomination:

2 Baht (4 designs)

 Unused Value:

7 Baht (4 designs)

 Complete Set: 

28 Baht (unused), 16 Baht (used)

 Thailex Collection:

Unused set

 Size:

27 x 45 mm

 Quantity of Stamps:

2 million pieces per design

 Printer:

Leigh-Mardon Pty. Limited, Australia

 Subject:

Different activities of the Department of Mineral Resources, which have their offices on Rama VI Road in Bangkok, on a compound that also houses the Mineral and Rock Museum. 1. exploration of ancient animal remains, such as dinosaurs, a basic task for geological survey; 2. mining, i.e. excavation of minerals; 3. drilling of boreholes for natural gas and petroleum; 4. drilling and digging of artesian wells.

 Related Link:

Mineral and Rock Museum, Dinosaurs, Rama VI, Bangkok, Minerals