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Arturo Prat Naval Base, Chilean Antarctic Territory (Chile)

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image by Chris Kretowicz and Pascal Gross, 12 April 2001

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About the flag and coat of arms

This coat of arms is also displayed on a white flag.
Pascal Gross, 12 April 2001

Coat of arms

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image by Chris Kretowicz, 12 April 2001

According to official information of the Chilean Navy, the penguins in the Arturo Prat Base Coat of Arms, are a pair of Pingüino Adelia (Adelie Penguin in English). The name used by biologists is Pygoscelis adeliae.
Francisco Gregoric, 18 June 2006

The coat of arms can be seen on a postage stamp issued in 1997 by the Chilean Post to commermorate the 50th anniversary of this naval base. (stamp Nr. 1413 in Yvert & Tellier catalogue).
Pascal Gross, 12 April 2001