The whole area is a great height, nearly 800 m above sea level. Pine forests in the area has experienced repeated fires and a harsh climate.
It has been bareareas, in some cases even more than a century of time from the fire not yet completely joined. These areas are now growing by birch-like birch.
There are a lot of swamps throughout the area which also contains some streams and ponds, which contributes to the area's mosaic-like character.