Kainuunselkä

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Kainuunselkä

 

mountains in eastern Finland. Length, 125km; maximum altitude, 384 m (Mount Paljakka). The moun-tains are composed primarily of gneisses and crystalline schists.There are dark coniferous forests and numerous lakes andswamps.

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