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Saariselka

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Let no man spend time in a sauna then immediately run out into the snow and lie down. This is not clever at all.

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Saariselka

Saariselkä (literally islandback) is a village located in a mountainous area in northern Finland. It is a popular tourist destination, providing activities such as skiing, hiking and a spa. It is located in Northern Lapland and belongs to the Inari municipality.

Saariselkä is partly in Urho Kekkonen National Park. Soil in Saariselkä is mostly 2 billion-year-old granulite. The last ice age ceased 9500 years ago in Saariselkä. Saariselkä village is about 300 meters above sea level. Kaunispää-fell, next to village, rises to 438 meters.