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The Acadian Flag

In 2009, to mark the 125th anniversary of the Acadian flag and to firmly establish its trademark, the village of Saint-Louis-de-Kent has erected a flagpole that flies the giant Acadian flag in the heart of the village.

 

Acadian flag and giant mast
Description of the physical characteristics


flag
equipment

Measuring 9.1 meters (30 feet) high x 18.3 m (60 feet) wide
Made of high density nylon (200 denier)
Covered with a layer "Solar Max" to protect its shine
Weight 27.2 kg (60lbs)

Colors
Red: Pantone "Super warm red"
Blue: Pantone # 280 (blue)
Yellow: Pantone # 107 (yellow flag of the Vatican)

Mast
• Measures 39.6 m (130 feet) high
Diameter at the foot 76.2 cm (30 inches)
Diameter at the top 20.3 cm (8 inches)
Made of galvanized metal


Halyard (Halyard)
• Measures 1.58 cm (5/8 inch) thickness x 79 m (260 feet) in length
Made of galvanized metal
Powered by an electric winch

Base
8 Bolts 6.35 cm (2 ½ inches) x 53.3 cm (21 inches)
8 metal rods 6.35 cm (2 ½ inches) x 1.8m (6 feet)
56.2 metric tons of concrete
3.4 m (11 feet 4 inches) depth
3.9m (13 feet) x 3.9m (13 feet) in size

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