Pitcairn Island Flag Meaning:
The Union Jack represents the country’s link to Great Britain. The shield of the island’s coat of arms shows the anchor and bible from HMS Bounty. The anchor represents the nation’s maritime history and the bible represents its Christian heritage and the religious community that evolved from it. The divided shield represents the island (green) rising out of the Pacific Ocean (blue). The wheelbarrow and plant on the shield represent the country’s agriculture and land.
Interesting Pitcairn Island Flag Facts:
There aren’t too many Pitcairn Island flags in the world, as the population of the country is only about 50 people. It’s the least populated country in the world. In 1937 Pitcairn Island had its highest population with 233 people. Pitcairn Island is famous because of the book and films about the Mutiny on the Bounty. The mutineers settled in Pitcairn Island. The wreckage of the ship Bounty can still be seen underwater in Bounty Bay.
The Pitcairn Islands are a group of five islands but only one is inhabited
noun, plural mu·ti·nies.
Sometimes I wonder whether the term authority should be listed on the endangered species list.
The story concerning the mutineers that settled in Pitcairn Island, still gets repeated in life today. The characters and the setting might change, but the principle, mutiny, still lives on.
Authority should encourage stability. Leadership should serve, enable and empower.