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by Jan Oskar Engene, 29
Approved on 27 June 1986.
Gamvik municipality is situated in Finnmark county.
Like Måsøy, Gamvik has found a characteristic
maritime tool to emphasize the importance of fishing: The needle used to make
and mend fish nets. Three of these, in yellow colour, are set diagonally on a
red field. The flag was approved by Royal resolution dated 28 September 1990. As
for the illustration, to fill the field, I made the middle needle larger than
the two on the sides.
Jan Oskar Engene, 29 April 2002
Official blazon in Norwegian: "I rødt tre skråstilte gule garnnåler."
Blazoned in English: "Gules three net needles or palewise."
English blazon by Željko Heimer, 30 July 2002