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Saimaa-Pielinen Lake System

Date of Submission: 28/01/2004
Criteria: (vii)(viii)(ix)
Category: Natural
Submitted by:
Ministry of the Environment
Coordinates: NW: 63°15' N / 28°00' E SE: 61°00' N / 30°00' E
Ref.: 1865
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The serial nomination consists of a cluster of legally established national parks and areas under national conservation programmes. With the exceptions of the Peltoinkangas¬Kylaniemi Esker Conservation Area and Hyypia dolomite, all areas are included in the Finnish proposal for the European Union's Natura 2000 network.