Karelia:

Valaam Island — C...

Valaam Island

First humans appeared on the islands in the 10th century.

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Kizhi Island — Ph...

Kizhi

Exact address: Russia, Republic of Karelia, Medvezhegorsky area, Yamka village, “Kizhi” museum preserve.

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Girvas Volcano Ka...

Girvas Volcano

Girvas is a quite young settlement of Kondopoga region, which was founded in the first half of the XX century.

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Solovki Island Wiki

Solovki Island

Solovki (Solovetsky Islands, Solovetsky archipelago) – a group of islands in the northern part of Onega bay of White Sea in 165 km to the south from the conventional boundary of Polar circle.

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Kuzova Islands — ...

Kuzova Islands

Kuzov Archipelago in White Sea is located in about 30 km from Rabocheostrovsk, not far from Kem town.

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Petrozavodsk Russia

Petrozavodsk Russia

The capital of Karelia, Petrozavodsk is located on the shore of Petrozavodsk firth of Onega lake, and extends for 22 km. In 1703, emperor Peter the Great ordered to found iron production and cannon-casting factory in the creek of Lososinki river – this is how Petrovsky suburb appears together with the plant.

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Kivach Waterfall ...

Kivach Waterfall Russia

Kivach Falls (Russian: Кивач, from Karelian kiivas, “impetuous”) is a 10.7-m-high cascade waterfall in Russia. It is located on the Suna River in the Kondopoga District, Republic of Karelia and gives its name to the Kivach Natural Reserve, founded in 1931.

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White sea — Wiki,...

White sea

White sea (until XVII century was also called Studenoye, Solovetskoe, Spokoynoe, or White creek) – an inland sea on the eastern part of Russia, belongs to the Arctic ocean.

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Ladoga lake — Loc...

Ladoga lake

Ladoga lake – is the biggest in Europe freshwater lake with length 219 km and extreme width 138 km.

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Onega Lake — Wiki...

Onega Lake Wiki, Weather, Facts, UFO, Shungite

Onega Lake – a lake on the north-west of European part of Russian Federation, the second freshwater body in size in Europe after Lake Ladoga.

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Marble Canyon, Ru...

Marble Canyon, Ruskeala

Near Sortavala town, Ruskeala village, incomparably beautiful open casts comprising a natural monument called “Marble Canyon Ruskeala”.

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Karelian Petrogly...

Petroglyph Karelia

Petroglyphs – are pictures carved out of stone by people in the Neolithic era.

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About Karelia Rus...

About Karelia Russia

Karelia is located on the north-west of Russia and had borders with Finland on west, Leningrad oblast and Vologodsk oblast on south, and with Murmansk oblast on north (there, the borders crosses polar circle twice), and with Arkhangelsk oblast. Total territory – 172.4 square meters.

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