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The geographical region of Fennoscandia within Northern Europe, comprising Norway, Sweden, Finland and parts of Russia.
Fennoscandia ( Finnish: ; Fennoskandia Bokmål: Fennoskandia; Nynorsk: Fennoskandia; Russian: Фенноскандия ), or Fennoskandiya Fenno-Scandinavia, is the region comprising the Scandinavian Peninsula, Finland, Karelia, and the Kola Peninsula. Thus, the term usually covers the countries [1 ] Finland, Norway, and Sweden in their entireties. It also includes a part of [2 ] Russia. Its name comes from the Latin words Fennia (which means Finland) and Scandia (which means Scandinavia). The term was first used by the Finnish geologist [3 ] Wilhelm Ramsay in 1900. [4 ]
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^ The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology and Anthropology of Hunter-Gatherers, eds. Vicki Cummings; Peter Jordan; Marek Zvelebil (Oxfored; New York: Oxford University Press, 2014), p. 838
^ Sten Lavsund; Tuire Nygren; Erling Solberg, "Status of moose populations and challenges to moose management in Fennoscandia." Alces. 2003. HighBeam Research. (April 20, 2015). http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-140524869.html
^ "Fennoscandia [fen′ō skan′dē ə]". Your Dictionary. LoveToKnow, Corp . Retrieved . 20 April 2015
^ De Geer, Sten (1928). "Das geologische Fennoskandia und das geographische Baltoskandia". (in German) (Swedish Society for Anthropology and Geography) Geografiska Annaler 10: 119–139.
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Coordinates: 63°00′00″N 17°00′00″E / 63.0000°N 17.0000°E