Subfossil (megafossil) disk collection
Over 400 pine cross-sections were collected in 1994 from over 30 lakes in northern Lapland. The material was enough well replicated for building Metla's first long pine chronology (1911 years). Read a story from Vallijärvi (in Finnish only).
A collection of some special specimen: 1) Finland-tree" from Vallijärvi (801-665 BC. 2) Time-beaten but undecayed megafossil from lake Vallijärvi (close to Kilpisjärvi). 3) A 2700-yr old "beast" from Lake Vallijärvi 4) Quartz time and ancient time encounter in this 4000-yr cross-section from Utsjoki valley.