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The "Agulhas" is the Antarctic Support vessel operated by the Republic of South Africa. She is equiped to work in heavy pack ice and is used for supply to bases in the various sub-Antarctic islands as well as to the SANAE Base on the Antarctic Continent itself.

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AGULHAS 1   1999 Cover carried to German Neumayer Station and back to Capetown.   US$5

Note: The above cover was carried to the German Neumayer Antarctic station by the German Icebreaker "Polarstern" and was then brought back from Neumayer Station by the M.V. "Agulhas" to Capetown where it has been postmarked with the unusual "WATERFRONT ANTARCTICA"  postmark on arrival.

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