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Northern lights in spring
Finland

Not a very bright show of northern lights, but at least it's something. Usually when aurorae rise this far in the sky they're brighter, but not this time. In Lapland, it was apparently very good show - the observation log Taivaanvahti.fi was full of green pictures from there.

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Uploaded: 02/03/2013
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Tags: night; aurora borealis; winter; snow; outdoors; tree; cold; stars; nature
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Janne
Noctilucent clouds filling the whole sky
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Frosty winter forest
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Patakukkula 2.1km ski track, panorama 14 of 20
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Patakukkula 2.1km ski track, panorama 13 of 20
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Patakukkula 2.1km ski track, panorama 10 of 20
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Patakukkula 2.1km ski track, panorama 11 of 20
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Patakukkula 2.1km ski track, panorama 12 of 20
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Before the aurora explosion
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Explosion of color, northern lights 2012-03-07
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Patakukkula 2.1km ski track, panorama 9 of 20
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Patakukkula 2.1km ski track, panorama 15 of 20
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Patakukkula 2.1km ski track, panorama 8 of 20
Mario Gaetano Brucculeri
Die JDPh in der Alten Oper [2009]
Tibor Illes
Swimming pool wintry
Michael Pop
The Devil's Lake in the Nera Gorges
kalaya dilok
Naresuan University
Daniel Oi
Singapore, Riverside Point, Clarke Quay
Michael Pop
La Vaioaga Waterfall in the Beiului Valley, Romania
Olavur Frederiksen www.faroephoto.com
Duvugardur, Saksun
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Burg von Enez
Tom Hurley
Exeter Canal Entrance
Neil Parris
Spruce Goose Plane at Evergreen Aviation Museum McMinville
Andrea Biffi
Ciclabile della Val Pusteria
T. Emrich
Sonnenuntergang in Fazana
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Aurora borealis of 27-09-2011 part 2
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Abandoned root cellar
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Half of the sky full of northern lights
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Kuiluntie 10 construction site
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Patakukkula 2.1km ski track, panorama 19 of 20
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Mäntyranta outdoor theatre, Siilinjärvi
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Railroad to Yara facilities, Siilinjärvi
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Astrophotography in the old quarry
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Underpass on a truck, view from main road
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West bank of Viannankoski, Maaninka
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Tarantula show at Snellman's school, Kuopio
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Tarinagolf
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Finland is the jam. It came from an exploding egg, the egg of a water bird, the top half of which you can still see in the shape of the starry canopy that hangs over the earth.Finland is the most sparsely-populated country in the EU with only 5 million people. It's also been ranked the second most stable country in the world, after Norway.Historically, Finland has been a part of Sweden and later, Russia. It was an autonomous Grand Duchy during the Russian Empire's reign and lasted as such until their declaration of independence in 1917. Subsequently Finland survived a civil war and wars against both Russia and Nazi Germany to eventually settle down as an EU member circa 1955.Finnish language is cool, it's totally unrelated to the whole Latin-root thing. Its closest relative is Hungarian. Linguistic historians estimate that it came from northern central Russia from 3000BC.If you're in Helsinki, the museum at Suomenlinna has some interesting bunkers and military wreckage, including a submarine!Caught on camera! Here's your long-awaited proof. Santa Claus comes from Finland.Apart from Lappland, the other thing most people are familiar with out of Finland is aquavite. Literally it translates to "water of life" but it may make you feel more like you are dying when it hits your throat.Text by Steve Smith.