Local symbolism and ancestorsí importance: Facts and History of Pitcairn Islands flag
The design of the Pitcairn Islands flag is relatively common regarding the aspect that it is a Blue Ensign having the UK Flag in the canton and the local coat of arms in the fly.
What makes the facts and history of Pitcairn Islands captivating is the traditional coat of arms that features a Bible and the anchor from HMS bounty with the additional design of a wheelbarrow and miro plant.
However, the Governor of these islands has a different flag featuring the defaced Union Flag and the coat of arms.
The reason why there is a Bible as national symbol is because the Pitcairnís ancestors were Christians and missionaries.