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Both are platinum quality Wilderness, and represent excellent examples of old-growth northern boreal pine forest and taiga. It was the high quality Wilderness of the area that originally led to the establishment of the Paanajäarvi National Park, and the transboundary protected area with Oulanka National Park in Finland.
Read more below about the 36km WILDRiver, and the boreal forests in the Wilderness, which are home to many rare fauna and flora.
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