Ascension Island

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ASCENSION ISLAND

Arms (crest) of Ascension Island

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted in February 2, 2012.

The arms of Ascension features the green turtle for which Ascension is so famous, hosting the second largest green turtle nesting rookery in the Atlantic, the white tern (locally referred to as the 'fairy tern') and the endemic Ascension Parsley Fern.


Literature : http://www.the-islander.org.ac


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