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A wilderness area comprising three adjacent fjelds in central Lapland. The landscape is very diverse, supporting large aapa mires, natural and very old boreal forests, stony hill-slope forests, numerous streams with small valleys and treeless mountain heath.
An important area for boreal avifauna.
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Maltio fjelds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/09/2019.