Ájtte, the Swedish Mountain and Sami Museum, situated in Jokkmokk just north of the Arctic Circle act as a gateway to the high mountains, to Laponia and to the Sami culture. With a new update Ájtte add around 12 000 records to BioAtlas and GBIF.
The purpose of the Ájtte collection is to build a special collection with the overall heading: “nature of the mountains”. The collected material includes insects, birds, mammals, fish, fungi, minerals, rocks and botanicals. The museum further holds an extensive collection of reindeer, perhaps the world’s largest. You can read more about Ájtte Museum and explore the records here.
The collections are also searchable in the Ájtte Museum common database.