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Arturo Prat Naval Base, in Antarctica (Chile)

Last modified: 2006-09-30 by antónio martins
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APNB flag
image by Chris Kretowicz and Pascal Gross, 12 Apr 2001

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About the flag and coat of arms

This coat of arms is also displayed on a white flag.
Pascal Gross, 12 Apr 2001

Coat of arms

APNB arms
image by Chris Kretowicz, 12 Apr 2001

According to official information of the Chilean Navy, the penguins in the Arturo Prat Base Coat of Arms, are a pair of Pingüino Adelia (Adelie Penguin in English). The name used by biologists is Pygoscelis adeliae.
Francisco Gregoric, 18 Jun 2006

The coat of arms can be seen on a post stamp issued in 1997 by the chilean posts to commermorate the 50th anniversary of this naval base. (stamp Nr. 1413 in Yvert & Tellier catalogue).
Pascal Gross, 12 Apr 2001

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