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Chukchi Peninsula tundra

  • Scientific Code
    (PA1104)
  • Ecoregion Category
    Palearctic
  • Size
    115,200 square miles
  • Status
    Relatively Stable/Intact
  • Habitats

Description


Location and General Description

Biodiversity Features

Current Status

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.

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

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