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Northwest Russian-Novaya Zemlya tundra

  • Scientific Code
    (PA1108)
  • Ecoregion Category
    Palearctic
  • Size
    109,700 square miles
  • Status
    Vulnerable
  • Habitats

Description


Location and General Description

Biodiversity Features

Current Status

Types and Severity of Threats

Justification of Ecoregion Delineation
This ecoregion includes the White Sea coast, Chekhskaya Bay and the southern portion of Novaya Zemlya. Mapped ecoregion boundaries correspond to the lowland tundra in the Bol’shezemel’skaya vegetation province 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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