US 1934 Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona 2c. Scott. 741

US 1934 Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona 2c. Scott. 741

Series: National Parks Year Issue

Stamp details: Grand Canyon National Park (1919), Arizona

Issued date: 24-07-1934 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 2c.

Emission: Commemorative
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 741
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 740
Michel (Germany): 365
Yvert et Tellier (France): 329A

Dimensions (height x width):
25mm x 40mm

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Print Method: Flat plate

Stamp Colors: Red
Perforation: Perf 11

Themes: National Park, Park, Landscape, Rocks, UNESCO World Heritage Site

Total print: 74,400,200 (estimate)

Description:- Grand Canyon National Park, located in northwestern Arizona, is the 15th site in the United States to have been named as a National Park. The park's central feature is the Grand Canyon, a gorge of the Colorado River, which is often considered one of the Wonders of the World. The park, which covers 1,217,262 acres (1,901.972 sq mi; 4,926.08 km2) of unincorporated area in Coconino and Mohave counties, received more than six million recreational visitors in 2017, which is the second highest count of all American national parks after Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The Grand Canyon was designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1979. The park celebrated its 100th anniversary on February 26, 2019.