Värriö Strict Nature Reserve

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Värriö Strict Nature Reserve (Värriön luonnonpuisto)
Protected Area
Country Finland
Region Lapland
Coordinates 67°44′16″N 29°38′58″E / 67.73778°N 29.64944°E / 67.73778; 29.64944Coordinates: 67°44′16″N 29°38′58″E / 67.73778°N 29.64944°E / 67.73778; 29.64944
Highest point
 - elevation 615 m (2,018 ft)
Lowest point
 - elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Area 125 km2 (48 sq mi)
Established 1982
Management Metsähallitus
IUCN category Ia - Strict Nature Reserve
Värriö Strict Nature Reserve is located in Finland
Värriö Strict Nature Reserve
Location in Finland

Värriö Strict Nature Reserve (Värriön luonnonpuisto) is a strict nature reserve located in Lapland, Finland. It was established in 1981. Moving in the natural park happens under license. In the area there is a research station and the only way to go there is by trail. The studies there are connected to reindeer herding and predators, such as wolves and wolverines.

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