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Silva Fennica no. 3 | 1927

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article id 4436, category Article
Ernst Häyrén. (1927). Pummanginniemi in Petsamo as a nature reserve. Silva Fennica vol. no. 3 article id 4436. https://doi.org/10.14214/sf.a8384
Keywords: vegetation; nature reserves; birdlife; geology; nature parks
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The article describes the geography and vegetation of Pummanginniemi area in Petsamo (now a Russian municipality of Pechenga; in 1926 the area was part of Finland in north-east Lapland), which has been suggested to become a natural park. Geologically it represented the only paleozoic area in Finland, constituting of layered rocks, mostly of slates and sandstones. The cape Pummanginniemi is situated on the cost of the Arctic Ocean, and it is known for its rich birdlife. Towards the inland, there is a plateau the vegetation of which is alpine. The area is situated above the mountain birch zone.

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