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Civic heraldry of Greenland
The arms were adopted in August 2008.
The arms show a typical Greenlandic dogsledge with 8 dogs under a landscape of three mountains, sun, moon and snowflake. The chief shows the rays of the Aurora Borealis (nothern lights).
These are the only civic arms worldwide showing a dogsledge.
The arms as seen in Ilulissat:
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