Saturday, 19 September 2015

Laponian Area

The Laponian area is a large mountainous wildlife area in the Lapland province in northern Sweden

Stora Sjöfallet National Park

Stora Sjöfallet (SwedishStora Sjöfallets nationalpark) is a national park in Norrbotten County in northern Sweden, in Gällivare Municipality and Jokkmokk Municipality. The national park is 1,278 km2 (493 sq mi) and thereby the third largest in Sweden. It is located about 20 km (12 mi) above the Arctic Circle and lies north and south of the lake system of the Lule River. It is situated by the Norwegian border.
The area was declared a national park in 1909. The national park is part of the Laponian area which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. - in: wikipedia

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