Friday, January 14, 2005

Yukon Territory, Flag Of

The flag was adopted by the Territorial Council in 1967. Its unequal vertical stripes are referred to as a �Canadian pale� because they correspond to those in the Canadian national flag. (In heraldry, a pale is a central vertical stripe on a shield, normally covering one-third or less of the area.) The green stripe in the Yukon flag is for the territory's forests, while the blue


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