The Archipelago Sea (Finnish: Saaristomeri, Swedish: Skärgårdshavet) is a part of the Baltic Sea between the Gulf of Bothnia, the Gulf of Finland and the Sea of Åland, within Finnish territorial waters. By some definitions it contains the largest ar…
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The Battle of Bomarsund was fought by an Anglo-French task force against Russian defenses at Bomarsund during the Crimean War.
The Pommern, formerly the Mneme (1903–1908), is a windjammer. She is a four-masted barque that was built in 1903 in Glasgow at the J.
Mariehamn Airport (Swedish: Mariehamns flygplats, Finnish: Maarianhaminan lentoasema) (IATA: MHQ, ICAO: EFMA) is located in Jomala, Åland, Finland, some 3 kilometres (2 mi) north-west of Mariehamn town centre.
The Battle of Grengam (Russian: Гренгамское морское сражение, Swedish: Slaget vid Ledsund, or Slaget vid Föglöfjärden. ) of 1720 was the last major naval battle in the Great Northern War that took place in the Åland Islands, in the Ledsund strait be…
Kumlinge is a municipality consisting of a group of islands in Åland, an autonomous territory of Finland.
Fasta Åland (Finnish: Manner-Ahvenanmaa or Ahvenanmanner) is the largest and most populous island of Åland, an autonomous province of Finland. The provincial capital Mariehamn is located on the island.
Kökar is an island municipality to the south-east of the Åland archipelago, Finland.
Hammarland is a municipality of Åland, an autonomous territory of Finland.
Finström is a municipality of Åland, an autonomous territory of Finland.
Lemland is a municipality of Åland, an autonomous territory of Finland.
Kastelholm Castle (Swedish: Kastelholms slott) is a Swedish-built medieval castle located off Road 2 in Sund, Åland, Finland, approximately 25 km (16 mi) northeast of Mariehamn, overlooking a fjord to the south of the village of Kastelholm. Along wi…
Långnäs is a port in Lumparland on the eastern mainland of Åland. Road ferries to Kumlinge and Galtby via Kökar start here. In the early 1960s, Silja Line built a ferry terminal in Långnäs, designed by architect Bengt Lundsten. The terminal was in u…
Lumparn (fi. Lumpari) is a large bay devoid of islands in the Main Island of Åland, Finland, bordered by Sund to the north, Lumparland to the east, Lemland to the south and Jomala to the west.
Aura II (formerly known as SS Halland, Bore II, SS Seagull and SS Aura) was a Finnish escort vessel, and a former presidential yacht, operated by the Finnish Navy between 1939 and 1940. The ship participated in the Winter War.
Kumlinge Airfield (ICAO: EFKG) (Swedish: Kumlinge flygfält, Finnish: Kumlingen lentokenttä) is an airfield in Kumlinge, Åland, Finland.
The Bomarsund Bridge connects Bomarsund with the Prästö island in the Sund municipality of the Åland islands.