Båtsfjord

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BÅTSFJORD

Province : Finnmark

Arms (crest) of Båtsfjord

Official blazon

I blått en sølv fiskekrok.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on April 19, 1985.

The arms show a fish hook as a symbol for the great economic importance of fishing and fish processing in the municipality. The shape of the hook was derived from ancient stone age hooks found in the municipality.


Literature : Norwegian Municipal Network and Norske Kommunevåpen, Kommunalforlaget, 1987.