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Address: Hausma Kula, Puhalepa, Estonia
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In 1871 and 1879, Russian geologist Gregor Helmersen was the first to...

In 1871 and 1879, Russian geologist Gregor Helmersen was the first to describe and characterize the Heilu rocks. His name is also connected to rocks elsewhere in Estonia. He described the Helmersen Rock Field as the best group of boulders originating from Finland that he had seen in the Baltic countries. There are over 80 rocks on the 0.5-hectare-size plot, which been carried here by the glacial ice.

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Quietly fascinating

We stopped by here on a whim after failing to find the Kardla Crater, which meant that at the time I was a bit sulky and piqued. That meant we nearly drove past them - although... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2014
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Reviewed 15 July 2014

We stopped by here on a whim after failing to find the Kardla Crater, which meant that at the time I was a bit sulky and piqued. That meant we nearly drove past them - although their signposted as 0.2km from the main road, there's no great sign to point them out, no car park etc, so keep your eyes... More 

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