Suomenselkä

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Suomenselkä

 

a ridge in central Finland. The highest elevation is 351 m. Suomenselkä forms the divide between the river basins associated with the Gulf of Bothnia and Gulf of Finland of the Baltic Sea. The ridge is composed of crystalline rocks overlain by glacial deposits. There are numerous lakes and bogs, and coniferous and mixed forests are found in the area.

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1981: On the ecology and biology of Tengmalm's owl (Aegolius funereus) in southern Ostrobothnia and Suomenselka, western Finland.
Especially regions close to the eastern border and the Suomenselka watershed area (see inset in Fig.
Compared to the rest of south-central Finland, there is a fairly high proportion of state-owned forests and forest reserves in the Suomenselka watershed area (see Fig.
The Pielinen watercourse is bordered in the northeast by the Suomenselka watershed and in the east by the Maanselka watershed, which is also the main watershed between the Baltic Sea and the White Sea in the east.
When the ice sheet margin retreated from the Pielinen basin to the Suomenselka watershed, northwest of the modern lake, a connection was formed through a narrow, rocky strait between the ice-dammed lakes of Pielinen and Sotkamo.
2), a small lake located near the Kattilamaki region in the outlet channel of the ice-dammed lake and from Lake Lappajarvi, located at the northern end of the ancient outlet channel, northwest of the Suomenselka watershed, and from two small ponds, Rommakkolampi and Alasenjarvi, in the ancient outlet channel near the northwestern end of the lake (Fig.