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Flag of the U.S. Virgin Islands
Flag of the U.S. Virgin Islands

The flag of the United States Virgin Islands was adopted in 1922. It consists of a simplified version of the Great Seal of the United States between the letters V and I (for Virgin Islands). The eagle holds an olive branch in one talon, and three arrows in the other, representing the three major islands: Saint Thomas, Saint John, and Saint Croix. Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States_Virgin_Islands. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States_Virgin_Islands. ... 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Obverse The Great Seal of the United States is used to authenticate certain documents issued by the United States government. ... V is the twenty-second letter in the modern Latin alphabet. ... The lowercase i redirects here. ... Binomial name Olea europaea L. 19th century illustration The Olive (Olea europaea) is a species of small tree in the family Oleaceae, native to coastal areas of the eastern Mediterranean region, from Syria and the maritime parts of Asia Minor and northern Iran at the south end of the Caspian... Japanese arrow (ya) and head // Weapon An arrow is a pointed projectile that is shot with a bow. ... Saint Thomas is an island in the Caribbean Sea and a constituent of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI). ... Saint John is the smallest of the three main United States Virgin Islands (USVI), a United States territory. ... Saint Croix from space, January 1993 Saint Croix is one of the United States Virgin Islands, a United States territory, in the Caribbean. ...

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