West-Estonian islands

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  • The islands in the Väinameri Sea and the Gulf of Riga

    The islands of West-Estonia, including Ruhnu (located in the middle of the Gulf of Riga), form the West-Estonian Archipelago Biosphere Reserve which was established in ...
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  • Saaremaa

    Saaremaa (2672 square km) is the fourth largest island in the Baltic Sea after Sjaellandi, Gotland and Fyn. It is a low island with mostly ...
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  • Natural habitats of the West-Estonian Archipelago

    Wooded meadows and alvars
    Nearly half of the territory of the large islands of West-Estonia is covered with forests. The area of woodlands has significantly ...
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