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Topic: Flag of Bermuda


  
  Bermuda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
"The national flag of Bermuda is composed of a red background with the Union Flag (or Jack) in the upper left corner and the Bermuda coat of arms in the lower fly.
Bermuda uses her coat of arms as per all British colonies for the Governor's standard ie: the badge placed on a white disc surrounded by a garland in the centre of the Union Flag.
The flag of Bermuda College, which is organized on the model of an American liberal arts college even though Bermuda is actually governed by the UK, can be seen on a web site belonging to Hamptoin University in Virginia, a traditionally Afro-American institution.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/bm.html   (1265 words)

  
  Flag of Bermuda - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Flag of Bermuda was adopted on October 4, 1910.
It is a British Red Ensign with the Union Flag in the upper left corner, and the coat of arms of Bermuda in the lower right.
The flag is unusual for a British colony in that it is a red ensign, rather than a blue ensign, as is traditional for use by governments.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flag_of_Bermuda   (179 words)

  
 Bermuda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
"The national flag of Bermuda is composed of a red background with the Union Flag (or Jack) in the upper left corner and the Bermuda coat of arms in the lower fly.
Bermuda uses her coat of arms as per all British colonies for the Governor's standard ie: the badge placed on a white disc surrounded by a garland in the centre of the Union Flag.
The flag used locally by civilians for both boats and on land is the defaced red ensign.
fotw.vexillum.com /flags/bm.html   (1222 words)

  
 Bermuda -
Bermuda is an overseas territory of the United Kingdom in the North Atlantic Ocean, situated around 600 miles (975 km) off the coast of the United States.
Executive authority in Bermuda is invested in The Queen and is exercised on her behalf by the Governor.
Bermuda is one of the three vertices bordering the Bermuda Triangle, an allegedly paranormal region of the Atlantic Ocean.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Bermuda   (1698 words)

  
 Bermuda Travel | Guide to travelling Bermuda | Travellerspoint
Bermuda was first settled by the Brits in the early part of the 17th century.
Culturally, Bermuda draws heavily on British influences: cricket is the most popular sport, pubs line the street corners and judges wear wigs.
In all, Bermuda is an adorable destination of cultural class, British architecture and some fine beaches.
www.travellerspoint.com /destination.cfm?country=Bermuda   (181 words)

  
 Bermuda - Wikitravel
Bermuda is a self-governing British overseas territory in the North Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of North America, east of North Carolina.
Bermuda was first settled in 1609 by shipwrecked English colonists headed for the infant British colony of Virginia.
Bermuda receives many visits from cruise ships during the summer months, with most ships operating from the ports of Baltimore, Boston, Bayonne, New York, Norfolk, and Philadelphia on the eastern seaboard of the United States.
wikitravel.org /en/Bermuda   (2229 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Bermuda Triangle
Bermuda Triangle, region of the western Atlantic Ocean that has become associated in the popular imagination with mysterious maritime disasters.
Bermuda, island group, self-governing dependency of the United Kingdom, in the North Atlantic Ocean, east of South Carolina.
It is the chief port, on Hamilton Harbour at the...
encarta.msn.com /Bermuda_Triangle.html   (123 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | World | Americas | Country profiles | Regions and territories: Bermuda
Bermuda saw political and racial tensions in the 1970s, culminating in the assassination of the colony's governor and rioting.
Bermuda's governor, who is advised by the cabinet, controls foreign affairs, defence and security.
Bermuda is believed to have one of the oldest parliaments in the world; a representative assembly was established in 1620.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/americas/country_profiles/3552771.stm   (440 words)

  
 List of flags   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The images of national flags are originally based on the public domain flags of the CIA World Factbook, though most of the flags have had their colours improved and many have been resized to their proper ratios.
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www.freedownloadsoft.com /info/siteusing.html   (297 words)

  
 bermuda flag and description
The current Bermuda flag was adopted in the 1960s.
As a British overseas territory, Bermuda's flag features the United Kingdom flag upper left.
All maps, graphics, flags and original descriptions created by Graphic Maps, a d/b/a of the Woolwine-Moen Group, unless otherwise noted and/or directly linked to the source, and use of same for any application whatsoever (with the exception of outline maps) requires written permission.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/flags/countrys/europe/bermuda.htm   (211 words)

  
 Bermuda Travel Guide @ TravelNotes.org
The Bermudas are not in the Caribbean at all.
Although about 20 of the Bermudas are inhabited, only six of them are of importance.
Bermuda is fairly expensive, but bargains can be had during the off season (November to March).
www.travelnotes.org /LatinAmerica/bermuda.htm   (319 words)

  
 Bermuda Solo
This is the story of her first passage to the Bermuda Islands in 1987, and of some of the things that happened to her along the way.
Although I never anchored in Bermuda (there was always room at dockside or on a mooring), I would later carry at least as much ground tackle on all future cruises.
Bermuda is harder to find than New Jersey and I have heard of boats sailing right on by to Africa.
home.comcast.net /~kerrydeare/bermuda_87_2.htm   (7187 words)

  
 Bermuda - Country Profile - Visitors guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Bermuda is an archipelago consisting of seven main islands and about 130 smaller islands and islets lying about 1 000 kilometers (650 mi.) east of Washington D.C. Some five hundred years ago, Spanish explorer, Juan de Bermudez, discovered the isolated archipelago, but he made no attempt to land.
Bermuda has developed into a highly successful offshore financial center and has one of the highest per capita incomes in the world, the economy is based primarily upon international business and tourism.
Bermuda Maritime Museum has been working in collaboration with the BMC to create a habitat for monarch butterflies at the Keep.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/bermuda.htm   (744 words)

  
 Bermuda at the 1988 Summer Olympics Information
Bermuda competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea under the IOC country code BER.
It was the eleventh appearance of the nation, which made its Olympic debut in 1936.
Bermuda at the 1988 Summer Olympics from Wíkipedia.
www.bookrags.com /Bermuda_at_the_1988_Summer_Olympics   (67 words)

  
 Flag of Bermuda
The shape and flag ratio of the Bermuda flag is described as 1:2 (length twice the height)
A Flag of Bermuda, when in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem of display, should be destroyed in a dignified way, preferably by burning in private with all due care and respect
Half Staff or Half Mast - the Bermuda flag is hoisted to half of the potential height of the flag pole to denote grief and mourning
www.flags-flags-flags.org.uk /bermuda-flag.htm   (1016 words)

  
 Flag of Bermuda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The flag of Bermuda was adopted on October 4, 1910.
It is a British Red Ensign with the Union Jack in the upper left corner, and the coat of arms of Bermuda in the lower right.
Wapipedia > Index > F > Fl > Flag of Bermuda
www.wapipedia.com /wikipedia/mobiletopic.aspx?cur_title=Flag_of_Bermuda   (80 words)

  
 Bermuda - The Badge
It may be just a coincidence, but 1915 is sometimes given as the year when the defaced Red Ensign became the unofficial land flag of Bermuda.
According to the display catalouge of the flag display in ICV 19 (York, July 2001): "Bermuda uses the red ensign with its badge on land.
James Dignan pointed out that the images we previously had of the bermuda flag (see: Badge with a "Puddle") show the red lion affronté holding the shield, with what looks like a small pool of water below the shield, while there is no such puddle on the badge.
www.fotw.net /flags/bm).html   (1493 words)

  
 Bermuda Flag
This flag of Bermuda is made of a durable, lightweight polyester material and is fully dyed and sewn on all sides with grommets.
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www.mybermuda.info /BermudaFlag   (1408 words)

  
 Cultural Icons - Bermuda Yellow Pages Online
The flag of Bermuda is composed of a red background with the Union Flag (Jack) of England in the upper left corner, ‘hoist side’, and the Bermuda Coat of Arms centred on the right side or ‘fly’ of the flag.
The Bermuda Coat of Arms is based on the latter of two coats of arms of the Bermuda Company, the group of investors with a charter granted by King James I, to colonize Bermuda in 1615.
Bermuda Cedar (Bermuda Juniper) is an endemic evergreen tree growing to 40 feet.
www.bermudayp.com /islp-culturalicons.html   (1216 words)

  
 Country Profiles Foreign & Commonwealth Office   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Bermuda is Britain's oldest colony and its Parliament, which first met in 1620, is the oldest legislature in the Commonwealth outside the British Isles.
The role of this independent body was to explore the subject of independence for Bermuda, the pros and cons, and present it to the population of Bermuda in an easy-to-understand form.
Bermuda is almost unique in its use of a defaced Red Ensign on land as a national flag.
www.fco.gov.uk /servlet/Front?pagename=OpenMarket/Xcelerate/ShowPage&c=Page&cid=1007029394365&a=KCountryProfile&aid=1032111344299   (1108 words)

  
 Bermuda, People of Bermuda, Arts Culture and Music of Bermuda
Bermuda people are known for their practicality, especially of a cosmopolitan nature, famous for their witty intelligence.
The flag is designed with British Red Ensign with Union Flag in upper left corner and in the lower right exists the Bermuda coat of arm symbol.
Bermuda Political Map    Country Profile of The Bermuda    Flag of The Bermuda   
www.mapsofworld.com /country-profile/bermuda1.html   (446 words)

  
 A Limey In Bermuda: The Wrong Flag
Bermuda is a strange mix of anger and complacency.
Flags and the sharing of a warm can of ginger beer on a beach aren't going to spread word of mouth, good value, good service and affordable airfares and accomodations will.
Bermuda is still stuck in the 50's and 60's when it comes to tourism and its time we got our heads out of the slop bucket.
www.limeyinbermuda.com /latest_news/2005/06/the_wrong_flag.html   (3654 words)

  
 Bermuda Flag - Nylon (5' x 8')
This 5' X 8' flag of Bermuda is authentically reproduced with special attention to detail and durability.
Bermuda Flag - Nylon (2' x 3')
Bermuda Flag - Nylon (3' x 5')
www.njflags.com /beflny5x84.html   (105 words)

  
 Bermuda
It's over 600 miles of blue water, whether you're leaving from southern New England or from the Mid-Atlantic states; you should expect at least a spot of bad weather; and you are on your own the whole way.
A special-purpose chart designed for the Newport to Bermuda race but useful for any vessel leaving from New York or southern New England, not from the Delaware or Virginia Capes.
Nova Scotia, the eastern U.S., Bermuda, and the Virgin Isles.
www.pilothousecharts.com /bermuda.htm   (553 words)

  
 Royal Gazette   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Bermuda is increasingly being recognised as one of the world’s preferred places for the registering of ships and planes.
At the end of last year there were 135 commercial ships, including nine oil tankers, together with 255 yachts registered to fly the Bermuda flag and abide by quality standards and inspections carried out by the Department of Maritime Administration.
However, Sen. Roban said: “During December 2005 the Bermuda registered CP Valour grounded on the island of Faial in the Azores, becoming damaged to the extent that it is unsalvageable and will be removed as a wreck.
www.theroyalgazette.com /apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060323/NEWS/103230126   (475 words)

  
 A Limey In Bermuda: Flying The Flag
To be fair though, Bermuda has never gone on the attack against anyone that I recall in the history that I have read - perhaps due to the lack of military might (which is a good thing in this case - one less place to waste government expenditure).
After all, it is far easier to wave a flag and feel better about being patriotic than to actually do something to better the country (this effect of course is amplified when you see a flag on an SUV).
I don't mind Americans loving their flag, but they overdo it so that it is flying from every house, and from every pole on every street.
www.limeyinbermuda.com /latest_news/2004/09/flying_the_flag.html   (5180 words)

  
 The Lightspan Network - sw
There is a simple, clear map and a flag graphic, both in.jpg format, that you might want to download into your projects.
Scroll along to learn all about Bermuda, or click on a text link at the top to be taken directly to that place on the page.
You'll learn the percentage and actual numbers of speakers for each language, and by clicking on the letter code [in the square brackets], you can get a list of other countries and regions in which that language is spoken.
www.lightspan.com /common/studyweb/sw.asp?target=http://www.studyweb.com/links/5907.html   (766 words)

  
 Introduction To Bermuda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
If you would like to use this flag of Bermuda or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
If you would like to use this map of Bermuda or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
If you would like to use this information for Bermuda or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
www.appliedlanguage.com /country_guides/bermuda_country_introduction.shtml   (245 words)

  
 Traveling and Living in Bermuda A-Z
Bermuda is humid year-round, which makes summer hot and sticky and winter cool enough that you will want to bring a few sweaters and a light jacket.
Bermuda has some of the world's most beautiful beaches, including those with the famous pink sand.
Religious congregations abound in Bermuda, and participation in the island's religious communities is both cherished and encouraged.
hamilton.usconsulate.gov /about_bermuda2.html   (587 words)

  
 Hotels in Bermuda
The beauty these corals afford, as well as the lure of numerous shipwrecks, makes diving in Bermuda's coastal waters an appealing prospect - that is, in summer when the Atlantic is warm enough.
The coastal cliffs and rocky headlands of Bermuda are interspersed with magnificent beaches and sheltered sandy coves.
In place of the hotel strips, busy promenades and amusement arcades, which are commonly found associated with beaches, you will find sand dunes, tropical vegetation and picturesque rocky outcrops.
www.interdynamic.net /hotels/br_maps.php?cid=72   (275 words)

  
 CIA - The World Factbook -- Bermuda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Bermuda enjoys one of the highest per capita incomes in the world, nearly equal to that of the US.
Bermuda's tourism industry - which derives over 80% of its visitors from the US - continues to struggle but remains the island's number two industry.
Bermuda's industrial sector is small, although construction continues to be important; the average cost of a house in June 2003 had risen to $976,000.
www.cia.gov /cia/publications/factbook/geos/bd.html   (857 words)

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