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The Holy place of worship of Ukonsaari by the Sami people at Inari

Date of Submission: 01/10/1990
Criteria: (iii)(vi)
Category: Cultural
Submitted by:
National Board of Antiquities
Coordinates: Inari, Province of Lapland Long.27°17'41" East Lat. 68°56'18" North
Ref.: 221
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Description

Ukonsaari is a holy place of the Sami People (Lapps), a rocky island with steep cliffs, rising in the middle of lake Inarinjarvi. On the western side is a sacrificial cave.