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Kvarken Archipelago - Risö and Sundominlahti


Author: Metsähallitus

Publisher: Metsähallitus , Vantaa , 2014


Layout: 2 pp.


Language: english

Other languages: suomi, svenska


Summary:

Risö is a rich forest area between Vaasa’s motorway and Sundominlahti, in the Tuovilanjoki delta. The area is made up of ancient and rugged spruce forests, young and often thinned mixed-and birch forests as well as rocky pine woods. The name Risö dates back to the 17th century when the area was still a separate island.

Sundominlahti is an almost two kilometer wide and green gulf which is both an important resting spot for migrating birds as well as a nationally important area of water for birds.

Read more:

Kvarken Archipelago (nationalparks.fi)

Updated 21.9.2021