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Peräkorpi mires and shore formations from above (Lauhanvuori, National Parks)

In Peräkorpi, wet marshland depressions alternate with the embankments on the slopes of Lauhanvuori. Heather, lichen and pine heath forests share space with peat moss, rannoch-rush and sedges as well as low-lying areas of alternating peat hummocks and water-filled hollows. The amount of water in the hollows depends on the amount of precipitation, which is reflected in the groundwater level. In the summer of 2019, the groundwater level was exceptionally low, thus leading to a situation where the ponds at Peräkorpi were almost completely dried up. The surface of the ponds’ peat bottoms is covered by a pale dry layer, which looks like sand from the air. 

Aerial image: Flycam

Nearby attractions: Annelid traces in sandstone, The tor formations of Aumakalliot, Aumakivi tor corestone, The Kivijata of Huhtakorpi, Kaivolammi lake, Springtime in Peräkorpi, The southern end of Kivijata boulder field, Kivijata stone field, Kivijata then and now, The highest post-glacial shoreline, The Lauhankangas highest shoreline, Old sandstone mining pits of Korsukangas, The boulder field of Korsukankaan kivijata, Kuivajärvi - a lake that disappears, The day trip hut of Kärkikeidas, Lauhanvuori National Park promotional video, The observation tower of Lauhanvuori, Lauhanvuori-Hämeenkangas Geopark, The lean-to shelter of Leikkistenkangas, Signs of an earthquake long ago, Wild Forest Reindeer, The seasonal wetland of Peräkorpi, Duckboard trail on the Peräkorpi spruce mire, Lake Spitaalijärvi, Spitaalijärvi from above

Coordinates (WGS84): 62.13576, 22.14765

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Keywords: Drone, Geokohde, Ilmakuva