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Kemihaara Wilderness Area and Urho Kekkonen National Park

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Alpine (oroarctic) tundra (bright magenta) surrounded by old-growth forests (sliding greens with magenta) in Kemihaara Wilderness Area and Urho Kekkonen National Park (Lapland, Finland). These areas can be seen in the northwest (upper left) part of the image. Shadows of clouds display as a group of dark spots and the clouds as white spots of similar shape nearby. Clearcuts (pink, light magenta, and yellow) occupy central and eastern parts of the area, outside of the protected areas. The chess pattern of logging areas can be seen in the southeastern corner of the image. The Nuorttijoki river canyon, surrounded by old-growth forests (sliding greens with magenta) is visible towards the northern part of the image.

Creation date:
27.07.2013

Region:
Europe

Theme:
Valuable nature areas

Image type:
Landsat 8

Processed by:
Transparent World

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