Jämtland Mountains

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Vålådalen Nature Reserve is a nature reserve located in the western Jämtland Mountains in Sweden. Part of the EU-wide Natura 2000 network, the reserve offers a varied landscape with mountains, forests and marsh wetlands. The area contains several geological peculiarities such as pyramidal hills, formed during the end-stages of the last Ice age. The fauna is rich, with species which are threatened in Sweden such as wolverine and Arctic fox represented. The flora also contains some unusual species including several types of orchids.

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