Kolovesi National Park
|Kolovesi National Park (Koloveden kansallispuisto)|
|Area||23 km2 (9 sq mi)|
|Animal||Saimaa Ringed Seal|
|IUCN category||II - National Park|
Kolovesi National Park (Finnish: Koloveden kansallispuisto) is a national park in the Etelä-Savo region of Finland. It was established in 1990 and covers 23 km2 (8.9 sq mi). It protects e.g. the habitat of the critically endangered Saimaa Ringed Seal. Typical of the rugged scenery of Kolovesi, formed by the ice age, are craggy cliffs rising from the water. Cave paintings have been discovered in the area.
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