22¢ Adolphus Greely
Issue Date: May 28, 1986
City: North Pole, AK
Printed By: American Bank Note Co
Printing Method: Photogravure
This stamp is part of a block of four issued to honor a number of men who played key roles in discovering and unlocking the North Pole.
Adolphus Greely endured devastating hardships to reach a point that was the closest any explorer got to the North Pole for 21 years. His stamp pictures him and two helpers pulling a sled across the ice.