Saimaa-Pielinen Lake System
Ministry of the Environment
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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.