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South Siberian forest steppe

  • Scientific Code
  • Ecoregion Category
  • Size
    62,500 square miles
  • Status
  • Habitats


Location and General Description

Biodiversity Features

Current Status

Types and Severity of Threats

Justification of Ecoregion Delineation
This ecoregion concentrates in large patches north of the Altai Mountains in south western Siberia. Mapped ecoregion boundaries correspond to the forest steppe zone within the West Siberian forest province in Kurnaev’s (1990) forest map of the USSR.

Kurnaev, S. 1990. Forest regionalization of the USSR (1:16,000,000) Moscow: Dept. of Geodesy and Cartography

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