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Kvarken Archipelago - Seal hunting

Author: Metsähallitus

Publisher: Metsähallitus , Vantaa , 2014

Layout: 3 pp.

Language: english

Other languages: suomi, svenska


Historically, seal hunting has been a very significant means of livelihood for the people living in the Kvarken archipelago. When the Gulf of Bothnia coast was populated, seal hunting and fishing provided a lifeline for the first permanent inhabitants. Along with fishing, seal hunting played an important economic role.

Read more:

Kvarken Archipelago (nationalparks.fi)

Updated 21.9.2021

Digital publication:

Seal hunting (595 KB, pdf)