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Seal of North Dakota

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Seal of North Dakota

The Great Seal of the State of North Dakota is the official seal of the U.S. state of North Dakota. The coloring added to the seal varies by source.

The seal is based on the description of the seal of the Territory of Dakota, enacted in 1862-3.

A tree in the open field, the trunk of which is surrounded by three bundles of wheat; on the right a plow, anvil and sledge; on the left, a bow crossed with three arrows, and an Indian on horseback pursuing a buffalo toward the setting sun; the foliage of the tree arched by a half circle of forty-two stars, surrounded by the motto "Liberty and Union Now and Forever, One and Inseparable", from Daniel Webster's Reply to Hayne; the words "Great Seal" at the top; "State of North Dakota" at the bottom; "October 1st" on the left and "1889" on the right.

Graphical characteristics:
Asymmetric, Closed shape, Colorful, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has no crossing lines.

Category: Emblems.

Seal of North Dakota is part of the U.S. State Seals group.

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