Wallis and Futuna #43 (1930)

The Territory of the Wallis and Futuna Islands (Wallis-et-Futuna or Territoire des îles Wallis-et-Futuna in French or Uvea mo Futuna in Fakauvea and Fakafutuna), is a French island collectivity in the South Pacific between Tuvalu to the northwest, Fiji to the southwest, Tonga to the southeast, Samoa to the east, and Tokelau to the northeast. Though both French and Polynesian, Wallis and Futuna is distinct … Continue reading Wallis and Futuna #43 (1930)

New Caledonia #252 (1942)

New Caledonia #252 (1942)

New Caledonia (Nouvelle-Calédonie) is a special collectivity of France located in the southwest Pacific Ocean, 750 miles (1,210 kilometers) east of Australia and 10,026 miles (16,136 km) east of Metropolitan France. The archipelago, part of the Melanesia subregion, includes the main island of Grande Terre, the Loyalty Islands, the Chesterfield Islands, the Belep archipelago, the Isle of Pines, and a few remote islets. The Chesterfield … Continue reading New Caledonia #252 (1942)