The "Curieuse" is a research ship based at Port aux Francais, the main Port in the Kerguelen Islands in the French Southern and Antarctic Territories.

Shown at right she is engaged in maritime scientific work mainly relating to the  foodchain in Antarctic waters.

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LA CURIEUSE 1  2001 (May 23rd) cover from Port aux Francais, Kerguelen Island.  US$8

Note: This cover is signed by the Captain and bears the ships official stamp. The stamps used on covers supplied may vary from those shown on the cover illustrated. Markings will also vary but all are of comparable quality. If purchasing we can supply a scan of the particular cover being supplied before confirmation of purchase is given.

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