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Moskenes, Nordland

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[Flag of Moskenes]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 26 December 2015

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About the flag

A white spiral on blue. Adopted: 12 September 1986. Designer: Arvid Sveen. The spiral represents the strong tidal current called Moskenesstraumen. The drawing is less than perfect because the spiral is difficult to draw.
Jan Oskar Engene, 06 August 1996

Here is flag and coat of arms of Moskenes. Administrative center is Reine.
Tomislav Šipek, 26 December 2015

Coat of Arms

[COA of Moskenes]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 26 December 2015

I blått en sølv spiral. In English: Azure a gourge argent.
Approved by the royal resolution of 12 September 1986 after a drawing by Arvid Sveen. [c2j87]
The design depicts the Moskenesstraumen, a strong tidal whirlpool south-east of Moskenes island, some 4 km in diameter...
Željko Heimer, 31 December 2015