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Springtime in Peräkorpi (Lauhanvuori, National Parks)

A mire landscape in spring after a snow rain

Peräkorpi is part of the mire zone surrounding the higher lands of Lauhanvuori ('the mild mountain'). It has a strong groundwater influence, as there are several springs and seepage surfaces in the upper part of the mire. The thickness of peat by the duckboard trail is just a little more than 50 cm. When going downhill, the mire grades into the eccentric raised bog of Lohikeidas ('salmon bog'), which has a maximum peat thickness of 5.1 meters. The mire is 8,560 years old. The trail from Spitaalijärvi to Kivijata goes over the mire. The trail has several stretches of duckboard trail.

Nearby attractions: Annelid traces in sandstone, The tor formations of Aumakalliot, Aumakivi tor corestone, The Kivijata of Huhtakorpi, Kaivolammi lake, 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, Peräkorpi mires and shore formations from above, The seasonal wetland of Peräkorpi, Duckboard trail on the Peräkorpi spruce mire, Lake Spitaalijärvi, Spitaalijärvi from above

Coordinates (WGS84): 62.13470, 22.14796

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Keywords: Valokuva, Geokohde