Mountain expanses and bogs
Read about the dramatic bare mountain, the highest peaks and the wet bogs.
The dramatic bare mountain
Where the forest ends, the bare mountain starts. Read more »
The highest peaks
Olof Rudbeck proclaimed Städjan the highest mountain in the world, and Storvätteshågna is the highest mountain in Svealand. But the highest peaks in Gränslandet are on the Norwegian side.
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The wet bogs
Bogs are not as common here as in other parts of the Scandinavian mountain world. The reason is the stony ground, low precipitation and cold winters in Gränslandet. Read more »