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A view to Hammastunturi Wilderness Area in Lapland, northern Finland

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A view to Hammastunturi Wilderness Area in Lapland, northern Finland. The Ivalojoki River canyon with steep, rocky slopes surrounded by coniferous (dark green) and mixed (orange green) old-growth forests is a part of the entire natural ecosystems tract with the alpine (oroarctic) tundras (pink and light magenta) and mountain-birch forests (greenish orange). The Ivalo airfield is visible in the right upper corner of the image and a gold mining area in the right lower corner. Some clear-cuts with rectangular shape are visible close to the airfield (pink and pinkish orange).

Creation date:
31.08.2014

Region:
Europe

Theme:
Valuable nature areas

Image type:
Landsat 8

Processed by:
Transparent World