A commemorative postage stamp on the Shey Phoksundo Lakean alpine fresh water oligotrophic lake in Dolpa :

फोक्सुण्डो ताल : Shey Phoksundo National ParkIssued by Nepal

Issued on Dec 15, 1985

Issued by :
His Majesty’s Government
Postal Services Department
Nepal Philatelic Bureau

Design : To bring this beautiful lake before common people picture of the Phoksundo lake has been depicted in this postage stamp.

Designer : M. N. Rana

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : Rs. 2

Colour : 4 Colours

Size : 42.5 x 26.5 mm

Format : Horizontal

Paper : Unwatermarked special stamp paper

Quantity : 1,000,000 (One million)

Sheet : 50

Process : Offset litho

Printer : Carl Ueberreuter, Austria, Vienna

About : 

  • Phoksundo Lake is the second largest lake of Nepal lying in the SePhoksundo National Park situated in Dolpa district of Karnali Zone. The length of this triangular shaped lake is approximately five kilometers. This lake, viewed very enchanting by the attractive natural beauty, is situated at the confluence of Phoksundo stream and Sagar stream. Locally it is also known as Rigmo lake.