Location and General Description
Types and Severity of Threats
Justification of Ecoregion Delineation
This tundra ecoregion is located on Russia’s northeast peninsula and continues west along the coast of the East Siberian Sea. Mapped ecoregion boundaries correspond to the montane and lowland tundra along the Chukote and East Siberian Sea coasts 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