Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Flag of Sherman Island Antarctica

Flag of Sherman Island

This part of Antarctica was recognized as an island by the United States in 1946. Sherman Island gets its name from Forrest Sherman - who was an admiral in the US Navy.

The colours of Sherman Island Flag use red, green and white. Red and green are in honor of American Christmas colours while white represents clouds of heaven that are associated the realm of the divine as well as ice. The pattern is modeled after Iceland but with a different pallet of colours. In the upper canton is the South Star form the most southerly constellation - Octans eight parted star compass.

No comments:

Post a Comment