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Ice in Gulf of Bothnia, Sweden and Finland

64.9N 22.3E

April 7th, 2011 Category: Snapshots

Norway - March 30th, 2011

The Gulf of Bothnia, the northernmost arm of the Baltic Sea, is partially covered in ice in this early spring image. The gulf is situated between Finland’s west coast and Sweden’s east coast.

Most of the ice is present in the Bay of Bothnia, the northernmost part of the Gulf of Bothnia. The maximum depth of the bay is 482 ft. The bay has the highest rate of rising of land by post-glacial rebound in the Baltic Sea.

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