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Pulju Wilderness Area


Pulju Wilderness Area

Pulju Wilderness Area (Puljun erämaa)
Protected area
Country Finland
Region Lapland
Area 614 km2 (237 sq mi)
Established 1991
Management Metsähallitus
IUCN category VI - Managed Resource Protected Area

Pulju Wilderness Area (Finnish: Puljun erämaa) is a wilderness reserve in the municipalities of Enontekiö and Kittilä in Lapland, Finland. It is governed by Metsähallitus and covers 614 square kilometres (237 sq mi). It was established in 1991 like all the other wilderness areas in Lapland.[1]

The Pulju area is especially known for its peculiar landscape forms from (probably) the latest ice age: worm-like winding Pulju moraines. They are situated about 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) north from the Pulju village.

See also


  1. ^ "Pulju Wilderness Area". Metsähallitus. Retrieved 2015-05-10. 
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