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Lumiaapa | Forest and aapa mire
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Much of northern Finland consists of mosaics of forest and wetland areas. Aapa mires with their often hummocky surfaces are typically characterized by a large groundwater-supported central depression, whereas the higher marginal areas lead over to the surrounding forests.

Sunday 1 September 2002 by Martin Mergili in Europe / Finland (1239 visits)