Friday, March 4, 2011

Mount McKinley & Edna St. Vincent Millay in the USA

Mount McKinley in Alaska is the highest mountain peak in North America and the US, with a summit elevation of 6,194 metres above sea level.  It is the centerpiece of Denali National Park and Preserve.

Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950) wan an American lyrical poet, playwright and feminist.  She was the third woman to receive the Pullitzer Prize for  Poetry, and was known for her activism and many love affairs.  Thank you Matthew for those nice stamps, with a cancellation of the US Embassy Brussels.

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