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Centenary of the Department of Mineral Resources (1992)

 

exploration of ancient animal remains   

   

 

 Issue Name: Centenary of the Department of Mineral Resources
 Thai Issue Name: 100 ปี กรมทรัพยากรธรณี
 Issue Date: 1992/2535-01-01
 Cause: To commemorate the Centenary of the Department of Mineral Resources
 Catalogue Number: 1992/2-5
 Denomination: 2 Baht (4 designs)
 Unused Value: 7 Baht (4 designs)
 Complete Set:  28 Baht (unused), 16 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: Unused set
 Size: 27 x 45 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 2 million pieces per design
 Printer: Leigh-Mardon Pty. Limited, Australia
 Subject: Different activities of the Department of Mineral Resources, which have their offices on Rama VI Road in Bangkok, on a compound that also houses the Mineral and Rock Museum. 1. exploration of ancient animal remains, such as dinosaurs, a basic task for geological survey; 2. mining, i.e. excavation of minerals; 3. drilling of boreholes for natural gas and petroleum; 4. drilling and digging of artesian wells.
 Related Link: Mineral and Rock Museum, Dinosaurs, Rama VI, Bangkok, Minerals