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The civil flag contains an ultramarine cross with an extended right horizontal on a white background.
The euro replaced the markkaa as the official currency in The euro is divided into cents. There are coins in denominations of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, and 50 cents and 1 euro and 2 euros.
There are notes of 5, 10, 20, 50, and euros. The metric system is the legal standard. Comparatively, the area occupied by Finland is slightly smaller than the state of Montana.
Its length, one-third of which lies above the Arctic Circleis 1, km mi n—s; its width is km mi e—w. Finland borders on Russia to the e, the Gulf of Finland to the se, the Baltic Sea to the sw, the Gulf of Bothnia and Sweden to the w, and Norway to the nw and n, with a total land boundary of 2, km 1, mi and a coastline of about 1, km mi, excluding islands and coastal indentations.
Finland's capital, Helsinki, is located on the country's southern coast. Central Finland is an extensive lake plateau with a majority of the country's 60, lakes; Northern Finland is densely forested upland. Extensive, interconnected lake and river systems provide important natural waterways.
Average annual precipitation including both rain and snow ranges from 40 cm 16 in in northern Finland to 71 cm 28 in in southern Finland.
At least 60 species of mammals are native to Finland. Fur-bearing animals otter, marten, ermine are declining in number, while elk, fox, and beaver have increased. Of some species of breeding birds, the best known is the cuckoo, the harbinger of spring.
Of some 66 species of freshwater fish, 33 have some economic importance; in fresh waters, the perch, walleyed pike, great northern pike, and others are plentiful.
Salmon remains the favorite of fly rod enthusiasts. Finland's principal environmental agency is the Ministry of the Environment, established in Beginning inenvironmental protection boards were established for every community with more than 3, inhabitants. Industrial pollutants from within the country and surrounding countries affect the purity of both the nation's air and water supplies.
In carbon dioxide emissions from industrial sources totaled However, the total dropped to about Acid rain from high concentrations of sulfur in the air has damaged the nation's lakes. Inthe Finnish Council of State introduced new approaches to the control of water pollution.
Lead-free gasoline was introduced in Care is taken to protect the flora and fauna of the forests, which are of recreational as well as economic importance. Closed hunting seasons, nature protection areas, and other game-management measures are applied to preserve threatened animal species.
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Pacific Fleet Commander, to establish an ambush by having his carriers ready and waiting for the Japanese. On June 4, , in the second of the Pacific War's great carrier battles, the trap was sprung.