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Kamchatka Mountain tundra and forest tundra

  • Scientific Code
  • Ecoregion Category
  • Size
    46,100 square miles
  • Status
    Relatively Stable/Intact
  • Habitats


Location and General Description

Biodiversity Features

Current Status

Types and Severity of Threats

Justification of Ecoregion Delineation
Montane areas in Kamchatka are mostly located in the central and eastern parts of the peninusla. Mapped ecoregion boundaries correspond to the montane tundra in the Kurile-Kamchatka vegetation 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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