US 1929 Ohio River Canalization Issue 2c. Scott. 680

US 1929 Ohio River Canalization Issue 2c. Scott. 680

Series: Ohio River Canalization Issue

Stamp details: Lock No. 5, Monongahela River, Brownsville, Pennsylvania

Issued date: 19-10-1929 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 2c.

Emission: Commemorative
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 681
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 682
Michel (Germany): 320
Yvert et Tellier (France): 285

Dimensions (height x width):
22.2mm x 25.4mm

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Stamp Colors: Carmine rose
Perforation: Perf 11

Themes: River, Canal, Mountains, Dam

Total print: 32,680,900 (estimate)

Description:- The Ohio River is a 981-mile (1,579 km) long river in the United States. It is located at the boundary of theMidwestern and Southern United States, flowing southwesterly from western Pennsylvania to its mouth on the Mississippi River at the southern tip of Illinois. It is the third largest river by discharge volume in the United States and the largest tributary by volume of the north-south flowing Mississippi River that divides the eastern from western United States. It is also the 6th oldest river on the North American continent. The river flows through or along the border of six states, and its drainage basin includes parts of 14 states. Through its largest tributary, the Tennessee River, the basin includes several states of the southeastern U.S. It is the source of drinking water for five million people.