Central Europe: Southern Russia

  • Scientific Code
  • Ecoregion Category
  • Size
    13,100 square miles
  • Status
  • Habitats


Location and General Description

Biodiversity Features

Current Status

Types and Severity of Threats

Justification of Ecoregion Delineation
The steppes of the Tuva Basin east of the Altai and south of the Sayan mountains comprise this ecoregion. Ecoregion boundaries conform to the steppe zone within the Tuva-Buryat-Mongolian 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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