Zion National Park to appear on 79-cent postage stamp

June 22nd, 2009

This international-rate stamp in the Scenic American Landscapes series features a photograph of Zion National Park by Richard Cummins of Temecula, CA. The photograph reveals layers of sedimentary rock that reflect the park's geologic origins in the slickrock area on the east side of the park.

The text on the stamp reads, "Zion National Park, Utah."

The stamp was designed by Ethel Kessler of Bethesda, MD. All 40 million stamps will be available in sheets of 20 go on sale June 28. The stamp is good for mailing postcards and letters weighing up to one ounce to Mexico.

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