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Touring Varpasalo in Finland

Varpasalo in the region of Province of Eastern Finland is located in Finland - some 209 mi or ( 336 km ) North-East of Helsinki , the country's capital city .

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Time in Varpasalo is now 05:52 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Helsinki " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Leningrad, Veliky Novgorod, Tartu, Ylapiha, and Savonlinna. Being here already, consider visiting Leningrad . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recomendations for Varpasalo ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Sunset on Orivesi lake

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Beautiful sunset on Orivesi lake, Finland ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Lake Orivesi

Orivesi is a lake located in the southeastern Finland. The area of the lake is 601.30 km². Orivesi is one of the major basins of Saimaa. The lake has numerous islands and several open lake areas including Paasselkä, an ancient impact crater in south.

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Located at 62.27 29.40 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Lakes of Finland, Saimaa

Paasselkä

Paasselkä (earlier Paasivesi) is an oval-shaped lake formed in an eroded impact crater in Southern Savonia, Finland. The lake, which is a part of Orivesi, which is in turn part of the Greater Saimaa, is devoid of islands which makes it different from other lakes in the region. Paasselkä is also unusually deep, 75 m at the deepest point. The Paasselkä impact occurred about 229 million years ago and affected Paleoproterozoic crystalline rocks and some overlying sandstones of the Baltic Shield.

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Located at 62.15 29.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Impact craters of Finland, Lakes of Finland, Saimaa, Triassic impact craters

Paasselkä devils

Paasselkä devils are light phenomena sometimes appearing at Lake Paasselkä, Finland and swampy and forested areas nearby the lake. Paasselkä is a lake formed in an impact crater. There is a magnetic anomaly in the centre of the lake. The Paasselkä Devil is usually told to be a ball of light visible in the air above Paasselkä or areas nearby. It is said to move at varying speeds on some occasions and to remain stationary at others. Sometimes there are several balls.

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Located at 62.15 29.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Atmospheric ghost lights, Finnish folklore, Finnish legendary creatures, Magnetic anomalies

Savonranta

Savonranta is a former municipality of Finland. It became part of Savonlinna in the beginning of the year 2009. It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region. The municipality had a population of 1,263 (2003) and covered an area of 568.59 km² of which 182.55 km² is water. The population density was 3.3 inhabitants per km². The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

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Located at 62.17 29.21 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Former municipalities of Finland, Populated places disestablished in 2009, Savonlinna

Orivirran saarto

Orivirran saarto is a ruin of a 16th century fortress located in Savonranta, Finland. It is believed to be built some time between 1540 and 1550 and was used until the beginning of the 17th century. Its status was to be an early warning for the St. Olaf's Castle which is still located 50 km to south. It has a four cornered layout with dimensions of 60 m by 20 m build from stones and an outer fortress around 65 m by 75 m. When operational it had 300 to 400 soldiers and 5 to 10 cannons.

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Located at 62.16 29.22 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Southern Savonia, Former buildings and structures of Finland, Forts in Finland