Interior Yukon-Alaska alpine tundra

WWF Abstract

Several mountain ranges with many high peaks and extensive rolling hills and plateaus are the main features of the Interior Yukon/Alaska Alpine Tundra. The region lies between 3,000 feet (900 meters) and 7,900 feet (2,400 meters) above sea level. Extensive white and black spruce forests are interspersed with aspen, dwarf willow, and birch. permafrost is common in many parts of this ecoregion, particularly in the north at higher elevations.
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Ecozone:Nearctic
Biome:Tundra
Countries:Canada, United States
Area:57,471,999 acres (23,258,093 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Protected Areas

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Kluane National Park and Reserve National Park Reserve
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER