Saaranpaskantamasaari

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Saaranpaskantamasaari is a small uninhabited island located in Lake Onkamojärvi in northeastern Finland, near the border with Russia. It is administered by the municipality of Salla.

The name, in Finnish, means "an island shat by Saara".[1]

Coordinates: 66°47′10.50″N 29°7′6.48″E / 66.7862500°N 29.1184667°E / 66.7862500; 29.1184667

References[edit]

  1. ^ Saaranpaskantamasaari on pieni saari Sallassa, "kerrotaan että joku Saara olisi saarella nuottareissullaan paskantanut". Saaran + paskantama + saari = Saara (women's name) + paskantaa (to shit) + saari (island)."Saaranpaskantamasaari", Nimiarkisto (Names Archive), Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland