During extremely cold periods between9 000 and 8 000 B.C., the continental ice sheet halted in its retreat three times and remained stationary for centuries.Kvenland, in that or nearly that spelling, is known from an Old English account written in the 9th century, which used the information provided by the Norwegian adventurer and traveler Ohthere, and from Nordic sources, primarily Icelandic.One possible additional source was written in the modern-day area of Norway — all the known Nordic sources date to the 12th and 13th centuries.
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Finland is actually rising at 8.5 mm/year, an amazing speed, that can easily stay ahead of any rise in ocean levels.
During that process, the Finnish peninsula slowly rose out of the sea, first forming solitary islands, then chains of islands, and, finally, a clearly defined extension of the continent.
She walked away unharmed thanks to a man who jumped in to save her.
About twelve thousand years ago, Finland (the area inhabited by Finns, Karelians and Lapps, between Norway and Lake Onega) was almost totally buried under a continental ice sheet, just as Greenland is today.