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Asia: Southeastern Russia

  • Scientific Code
    (PA0606)
  • Ecoregion Category
    Palearctic
  • Size
    155,200 square miles
  • Status
    Vulnerable
  • Habitats

Description


Location and General Description

Biodiversity Features

Current Status

Types and Severity of Threats

Justification of Ecoregion Delineation
This taiga forest represents the northernmost extent of Manchurian species, whose presence tapers off gradually to the north. Ecoregion boundaries correspond to the central taiga in the Okhotsk-Manchurian forest province in Kurnaev’s (1990) forest map of the USSR.

References
Gvozdetskii, N. A., and N. I. Michailov. 1978. Physical Geography of the USSR. Asian Part. Mysl, Moscow.

Far East. 1961. Publishing House of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR, Moscow.

Nature Reserves of the Far East of USSR. 1985. Mysl Moscow.

Ivashinnikov, Y. K. 1999. Physical geography of the Russian Far East. Publishing house of the Far Eastern State University, Vladivostok.

Kolesnikov, B. P. 1963. Geobotanic zoning of the Far East and its vegetation resources location regularities. Geography issues of the Far East. Khabarovsk.

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

Makunina, A. A. 1985. Physical Geography of the USSR. Publishing house of Moscow State University, Moscow.

Protected territories of the Southern Part of the Far East. 1988. FEBRAS, Vladivostok.

Prozorov, Y. S. 1974. Swamps of the Nizhneamurskii lowlands. Nauka, Novosibirsk.

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