British Antarctic Territory Flag GIF

The British Antarctic Territory flag is a white ensign with the Union Flag in the canton and the coat of arms of the British Antarctic Territory on the right. The lion in the coat of arms symbolizes the United Kingdom, a penguin represents natural wildlife, and a shield with a flaming torch on a wavy background represents the sea. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 1:2, and the flag was adopted on August 1, 1963.

The British Antarctic Territory (BAT) is a British overseas territory and an Antarctic sector that is claimed by the UK. Its capital is Rothera; its population is about 400 (non-permanent population); and its area is 1,709,400 km².

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