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Large natural-state and near natural mire-systems in Lapland, northern Finland

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Large natural-state and near natural mire-systems bordering downtown Kittilä, Lapland, northern Finland. On both sides of Ounasjoki River crossing the image from the north to the south, there are large wetland areas of different types. Deep magenta, dark magenta, purple, black, violet, and dark violet spots are aapa-mires, grayish green and turquoise spots are oligotrophic bogs. The town of Kittilä is visible in the upper (northern) part of the image, westwards from the river.

Creation date:
16.09.2014

Region:
Europe

Theme:
Valuable nature areas

Image type:
Landsat 8

Processed by:
Transparent World