Palau is a group of forested islands in the Pacific known for their rich marine habitats to scuba divers worldwide. I received this card from a diver friend who remarked that the islands were by far the most pristine habitat she had ever visited, and the water clarity and air purity were unparalleled.
This card shows the elaboate carvings of the chief's palace in Banjoun, in the Western region of Cameroon. This palace houses important cultural objects of the Bamoun peoples, such as war weapons, musical instruments and decorated thrones of royalty.
This amazing landscape of glaciers and geysers is in the Kronotsky Nature Reserve of Kamchatka, Russia. The valley in the foreground is called "death valley" as small animals are often killed by the presence of poisonous gases such as carbon disulfide and hydrogen sulfide.
This wonderful card shows a family group of Mountain Gorillas, which exist only in the border area of Uganda, Rwanda and the Congo, in small numbers. In Uganda, they are mainly found in two small forest areas: Bwindi and Mahaginga, in the SW.