De Maupertuis The degree measurements by de Maupertuis in the Tornionlaakso Valley 1736-1737
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LIFE BY THE RIVER:
Housing
The Lapps
Observations on nature
Agriculture
Food
Religious life

Pictures on architecture:
Korteniemi
Town plan of Tornio
Map of Pello






Town plan of Tornio

Tornion asemakaava

Picture Réginald Outhier, Journal of a Voyage to the North in the Years 1736 - 1737.

The town of Tornio with its surroundings is situated on an island or headland called Suensaari at the remote corner of the Gulf of Bothnia. On the top of the drawing you can see the aiming devices of Huitaperi, Nivavaara and Kaakamavaara fells.


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