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The area controlled by Finland at its greatest extent, in 1942 × Posted by /u/AJgloe to /r/mapporn [SFW]

Tracing Finland's eastern border. (The Russian Bear  has always been chasing after The Finnish Maiden - Suomi Neito - as Finns call their country by the shape of it.)

(The Russian Bear has always been chasing after The Finnish Maiden - Suomi Neito - as Finns call their country by the shape of it.

History of #Finland: A selection of events and documents

Population density in Finland 1875

This Day In History: The Soviets Attack Finland (1939)

This Day In History: The Soviets Attack Finland (1939)

Photograph of Finnish ski troops in Northern Finland, 1940 during the Talvisota / Winter War.

According to the archaeological finds, Christianity gained a foothold in Finland during the 11th century. Of the few written documents that have survived, indications are that the church in Finland was still in its early development in the 12th century.

Coat of arms of Finland. The coat of arms of Finland is a crowned lion on a red field, the right foreleg replaced with an armoured hand brandishing a sword, trampling on a sabre with the hindpaws. The coat of arms was originally created around the year

Map of Finland, 1662; Categories: General Reference, Environmental Management, Visualization

Map of Finland, Categories: General Reference, Environmental Management, Visualization

The runestone Gs 13 documents an early 11th century Swedish Viking who died in Finland, perhaps during a raid.

The runestone Gs 13 documents an early century Swedish Viking who died in Finland, perhaps during a raid.

Gay Star News: Sept. 9, 2014 - Gay erotic stamps become biggest seller in history of Finland's postal service

Tom of Finland gay erotic stamps are the biggest sellers in Finland’s postal service history

Finland's an all-around badass. Including some of the best snipers in the world are from finland....

Don’t Mess With Finland

Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim. Marshall Of Finland.   There are Marshalls in Finland so I would fit in!

Marshall of Finland. He led Finland to Independence, and kept the country free and unoccupied in World War II. He was also the sixth President of Finland, and is considered by some to be the greatest Finn of all time.

Looking out toward approaching aircraft with binoculars and listening with a huge acoustic locator

Looking out toward approaching aircraft with binoculars and listening with a huge acoustic locator

Finnish president Taina Hailonen in a reproduction based on textile and jewelry finds in a grave at Eura, Finland, dated to approximately 1000 C.E

♢♢♢ Finland's former president Tarja Halonen wearing a folk dress from Eura, Finland. ♢♢♢ Finnish president Taina Hailonen in a reproduction based on textile and jewelry finds in a grave at Eura, Finland, dated to approximately 1000 C.

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