Pulju Wilderness Area

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Pulju Wilderness Area (Puljun erämaa)
Protected area
Country Finland
Region Lapland
Coordinates 68°18′N 24°43′E / 68.300°N 24.717°E / 68.300; 24.717Coordinates: 68°18′N 24°43′E / 68.300°N 24.717°E / 68.300; 24.717
Area 614 km2 (237 sq mi)
Established 1991
Management Metsähallitus
IUCN category VI - Managed Resource Protected Area
Pulju Wilderness Area is located in Finland
Pulju Wilderness Area
Location in Finland

Pulju Wilderness Area (Finnish: Puljun erämaa) is a wilderness reserve in the municipalities of Enontekiö and Kittilä in Lapland, Finland. It is governed by Metsähallitus and covers 614 square kilometres (237 sq mi). It was established in 1991 like all the other wilderness areas in Lapland.[1]

The Pulju area is especially known for its peculiar landscape forms from (probably) the latest ice age: worm-like winding Pulju moraines. They are situated about 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) north from the Pulju village.

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  1. ^ "Pulju Wilderness Area". Outdoors.fi. Metsähallitus. Retrieved 2015-05-10.