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Ruonakaulan Seita

Ruonakaula's Seita

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Why locals love it

Seita stone is located at the narrow southern end of Lake Äkäsjärvi near Ruonankaula. Ruoná means in Sámi green, the stone is covered by a thick layer of lichen and moss make it a shade of green. Arriving at the first sign of seita stone is a wooden sign. The distance from the café to the stone is about 3.3 kilometers.

Why you should visit it

Starting from Tornio the border continues to Ylitornio and Kittilä and further along it to the west of Pallastunturi. The border was intended to separate the parishes of Länsipohja and Ostrobothnia from Lapland, and the border is also known as the border between Lapland and everything else.

Special tip

Boundary marks and the years 1596, 1686 and 1786 referring to the agreements has been carved into the boundary stones.

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