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0 km: Nykarleby - Uusikaarlepyy

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Hidden : 03/10/2014
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[SWE] Denna geocache hör till serien "Finlands nollpunkter". Härifrån mäter vägverket sina avståndsbemätningar för Nykarleby. Dessa platser kan man hitta på vägverkets hemsida. 0-punkten för Nykarleby ligger längs med väg 749 vid Topeliusparken. Snöskoterspåret går strax nedanför cachen vid älven.

[ENG] This geocache belongs to "Finland's zero-points" series. From this point the FTA (Finnish Tranport Agency) start measuring the distancecalculations for Nykarleby (fi. Uusikaarlepyy). You can find these places on FTA's website. The zero-point for Nykarleby is alongside road 749 at Topeliusparken. The snowmobile trail goes directly beneath the geocache at the river.


Parken anlades 1864 av apotekaren Schauman från Jakobstad. Den kallades på stadsplanen fram till 1914 Nybro- eller Allmänna promenaden, men folk pratade om "Parken". Den 29 september 1935 avtäcktes Topeliusbysten av Ville Vallgren i parken. Minnesstenen över R.R. Eklund avtäcktes den 9 juni 1962. Parken har många namn, t.ex. Topelius- , Topeli- och Topeliiparken förekommer.

The park was build 1864 by the pharmacist Schauman from Jakobstad. Untill 1914 the park was called on the city map Nybro- or Allmänna promenaden (eng. The public walk), but people called it "The park". On September the 29th 1935 the bust of Zacharias Topelius (by Ville Vallgren) was unveiled in the park. The memorial of R.R. Eklund was unveiled on June the 9th 1962. The park have many names, e.g. Topelius- , Topeli- and Topeliiparken.

Topeliusbysten i Topeliusparken (bild:

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