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Main link goes to Google satellite image of area. In most places you can zoom in once, in some places all the way. Use "VR" link for virtual reality tours, "Img" for Google images. Please note, some coordinates have errors. If you find the true coordinates, comment on my blog.

Royal Domain of Drottningholm
VR [Img] "The Royal Domain of Drottningholm stands on an island in Lake Malar in a suburb of Stockholm. With its castle, perfectly preserved theatre (built in 1766), Chinese pavilion..." [More]

High Coast
[Img] "The High Coast is located on the west shore of the Gulf of Bothnia, a northern extension of the Baltic Sea. The area covers 142,500 ha including a marine component of 80,000..." [More] Placemark in the middle of the area.

Rock Carvings in Tanum
[Img] "The rock carvings in Tanum, in the north of Bohuslan are a unique artistic achievement not only for their rich and varied motifs (depictions of humans and animals, weapons,..." [More]

Laponian Area
[Img] "The Arctic Circle region of northern Sweden is the home of the Saami, or Lapp people. It is the largest area in the world (and one of the last) with an ancestral way of life..." [More] Placemark is in the middle of the big area.

Church Village of Gammelstad, Lulea
[Img] "Gammelstad, at the head of the Gulf of Bothnia, is the best-preserved example of a 'church village', a unique kind of village formerly found throughout northern..." [More]

Birka and Hovgarden
[Img] "The Birka archaeological site is located on Bjorko Island in Lake Malar and was occupied in the 9th and 10th centuries. Hovgarden is situated on the neighbouring island of..." [More]

Agricultural Landscape of Southern Oland
[Img] "The southern part of the island of Oland and in the Baltic Sea is dominated by a vast limestone plateau. Human beings have lived here for some five thousand years and adapted..." [More] The area is in fact the whole southern part of the island. Swedish website:®ion=3

Naval Port of Karlskrona
[Img] "Karlskrona is an outstanding example of a late-17th-century European planned naval city. The original plan and many of the buildings have survived intact, along with..." [More]

Engelsberg Ironworks
[Img] "Sweden's production of superior grades of iron made it a leader in this field in the 17th and 18th centuries. This site is the best-preserved and most complete example..." [More]

Mining Area of the Great Copper Mountain in Falun
[Img] "The enormous mining excavation known as the Great Pit at Falun is the most striking feature of a landscape that illustrates the activity of copper production in this region..." [More]

[Img] "This Stockholm cemetery was created between 1917 and 1920 by two young architects, Asplund and Lewerentz, on the site of former gravel pits overgrown with pine trees. The..." [More]

Hanseatic Town of Visby
[Img] "A former Viking site on the island of Gotland, Visby was the main centre of the Hanseatic League in the Baltic from the 12th to the 14th century. Its 13th-century ramparts..." [More]

Varberg Radio Station
[Img] "The Varberg Radio Station at Grimeton in southern Sweden (built in 1922-24) is an exceptionally well preserved monument to early wireless transatlantic communication. It..." [More]

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