Treriksröset (in Swedish),
Treriksrøysa(Norwegian), Kolmen valtakunnan rajapyykki (Finnish) is the point at which the borders of Sweden, Norwayand Finlandmeet. This tripoint is located approximately at coord|69|03|36|N|20|32|50|E|. The name can be translated as three-country cairn, and is named for the monument of stones erected in 1897 by the governments of Norwayand Russia(administering Finlandat the time). The Swedish could not agree on a boundary commission with the Norwegians and did not contribute their stone until 1901. It is Sweden's most northerly point (69° 4' N) and the westernmost point of the Finnish mainland.
The tripoint monument itself is a huge, yellow-painted dome-shaped stone made of concrete, located about ten metres out in Lake Goldajärvi (aka Koltajauri). The monument was built in 1926.
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