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snow-covered Norway spruces in Sweden
September 29, 2015

March of Pines

Staggered by snow, Norway spruces bend with the weather in northern Sweden’s Laponia, one of the largest wilderness areas in Europe at 3,630 square miles. “Solitude and spectacle—that’s the essence of Laponia,” says John Utsi, a writer from the town of Jokkmokk.

See more pictures from the October 2015 feature story “Wild Heart of Sweden.”

Photograph by Erlend Haarberg, National Geographic

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