Moskenes

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MOSKENES

Province : Nordland
Additions : 1964 Flakstad

Arms of Moskenes

Official blazon

I blått en sølv spiral.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on September 12, 1986.

The arms show a vortex. Vortexes appear in the channel just south of the island of Moskenes when the tide comes in, making it a hazardous channel.


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Literature : Norwegian Municipal Network and Nissen, H : Heraldisk Tidsskrift 58(1988)