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Northwest Territories Coat of Arms
Coat of Arms of the Northwest Territories


The Coat of Arms of the Northwest Territories (AKA: Armourial Bearings) was given royal warrant on February 7, 1957, by Queen Elizabeth II. Northwest Territories coat of arms This image depicts a seal, an emblem, a coat of arms or a crest. ... A modern coat of arms is derived from the medi val practice of painting designs onto the shield and outer clothing of knights to enable them to be identified in battle, and later in tournaments. ... A former territory in the United States is called Northwest Territory. ... February 7 is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1957 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary) (born 21 April 1926), styled HM The Queen, is the Queen regnant and Head of State of the United Kingdom, as well as the Queen of Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Grenada, Jamaica, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea...



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  • The crest consists of two gold narwhals guarding a compass rose, symbolic of the magnetic North Pole. The white upper third of the shield represents the polar ice pack and is crossed by a wavy blue line symbolizing the Northwest Passage. The diagonal line separating the red and green segments of the lower portion of the shield reflects the treeline. The green symbolizes the forested areas south of the treeline, while the red represents the tundra to the north. Minerals and fur, the important bases of the northern wealth, are represented by gold billets in the green portion and the mask of the white fox in the red.


Related Link: General Name, Symbol, Number Gold, Au, 79 Chemical series transition metals Group, Period, Block 11 (IB), 6, d Density, Hardness 19. ... Binomial name Monodon monoceros Linnaeus, 1758 Narwhal range The Narwhal (Monodon monoceros) is an Arctic species of cetacean similar in size and shape to a dolphin. ... A compass rose is a figure displaying the orientation of the cardinal directions, north, south, east and west on a map. ... This is about the geographic meaning of North Pole. ... Some possible Northwest Passage routes through the Canadian archipelago For the film of this name, see Northwest Passage (movie). ... In this view of an alpine tree-line, the distant line looks particularly sharp. ... This article is about forests as a massing of trees. ... In physical geography, tundra is an area where tree growth is hindered by low temperatures and short growing seasons. ... Minerals are natural compounds formed through geological processes. ... For alternative meanings, see Fur (disambiguation). ... A billet is the place to which a person, generally a soldier, is assigned to sleep. ... Masks in a Guatemalan Market Teen reading a book, while wearing a dinosaur mask A mask is a piece of material or kit worn on the face. ... A red fox The foxes comprise 23 species of omnivorous canids, found worldwide. ...


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Emblems, Provincial and Territorial (1842 words)
Coats of arms are properly described in the formal language of HERALDRY, which, among English speakers, is a vocabulary derived from Norman French with borrowings from Latin and other languages.
Arms: Argent, on an island vert, to the sinister an oak tree fructed, to the dexter thereof 3 oak saplings sprouting all proper, on a chief gules, a lion passant guardant or.
The coat of arms was authorized by a provincial order-in-council on 9 December 1939.
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