Discover High Coast/Kvarken Archipelago - Unesco World Heritage

A lake and two bays are surrounded by fields and a small village. Further in te picture there are hills with forrests and the sea is also visible Welcome to the
High Coast and Kvarken Archipelago
De Geer moraine formations are typical scenery in the Kvarken Archipelago. Welcome to the
High Coast and Kvarken Archipelago

Welcome to the joint web portal of the World Heritage Site
High Coast/Kvarken Archipelago

The Swedish High Coast and Kvarken Archipelago in Finland form a joint World Heritage Site, because it is the best place in the world to see and understand the land uplift caused by the latest Ice Age. In this portal you can find out all about this World Heritage Site. 

The story of our joint World Heritage
The story of our joint World Heritage is based on Ice Age, land uplift and unique geology.
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Videos and animations
Experience our joint World Heritage Site with videos and animations that explain our geology and introduce places of interest.
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Interactive World Heritage map
Adventure at the High Coast and the Kvarken Archipelago via the map, which displays interesting places, 360-pictures, geology and land uplift.
You can find the map here
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If so, visit the the High Coast or the Kvarken Archipelago’s own websites.