Many iconic landmarks whether ancient and modern, spiritual and technological, featured in the unique special issue of the Exploring UK stamp series. This series will issue in two part . The first series issued on 13 October 2011, to be including 12 legendary landmarks, initially from A to L.The remain will be issued on next year 2012.
The Angel of the North is a contemporary steel sculpture designed by Antony Gormley, which is located just outside Gateshead. Standing 20 metres tall, with wings measuring 54 metres across, the wings are angled 3.5º forward to create "a sense of embrace".