Björnlandet National Park

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Björnlandet National Park
Björnlandets nationalpark
IUCN category II (national park)
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Location Västerbotten County, Sweden
Nearest city Åsele, Umeå
Coordinates 63°58′N 18°01′E / 63.967°N 18.017°E / 63.967; 18.017Coordinates: 63°58′N 18°01′E / 63.967°N 18.017°E / 63.967; 18.017
Area 11 km2 (4.2 sq mi)[1]
Established 1991[1]
Governing body Naturvårdsverket

Björnlandet is a national park in Västerbotten County, northern Sweden. It was established in 1991 and covers an area of 11 km2 (4.2 sq mi).

Geographically it lies in southernmost Lappland, about 30 km (19 mi) southwest of the hamlet (locality) of Fredrika, in Åsele Municipality.

The forest is interesting due to its large primeval forest and a geography is distinguished by steep ravines and precipices. The fauna is comparatively of lower interest, due to the harsh climate and environment.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Björnlandet National Park". Naturvårdsverket. Retrieved 2009-02-26. 

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