Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Aland & Orkney Flag: Isles of the North Sea

Flag of Orkney Islands
A Scottish Flag

These islands in the North European Sea have a special kind of symmetry that connects them in a colourful way that was their destiny. They are islands at opposite ends of the cold seas of Northern Europe.

Orkney is in the West next to Scotland and and Aland in the heart of the of the East in between Sweden and Finland.
Flag of Aland Islands
A Finnish Flag

Aland is under rule of Finland while Orkney is under rule of the Scotland.

Their flag's are reflective of the Scandinavian Cross.

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