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Antarctic Vexillological Association

Last modified: 2011-03-25 by rob raeside
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[Antarctic Vexillological Assocaition] image by Tom Hamann
 

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The Association was formed in May, 2004 at McMurdo Station, Antarctica by Tom Hamann to promote the study and appreciation of flags (especially those relating to Antarctic and Polar Regions).

The makeup of the flag has the following significance:

Blue: Represents the 24 hour day of the summer season
Black: Represents the 24 hour night of the winter season
White: Represents the ice and snow of the Antarctic continent The Diamond in the middle if divided across the equator represents the "A" of Antarctica and "V" of Vexillology

The Diamond also represents the 4 compass points representing the compass points leading away from the geographic South Pole.

There are no dues, members meet monthly and all either present or not present on the Antarctic continent are welcome to join.
Tom Hamann, 10 December 2004

I've recently added a page on Facebook and membership is growing!
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Antarctic-Vexillological-Association/119488599743
Tom Hamann, 11 July 2009

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