Kalaallit Nunaat high arctic tundra

WWF Abstract

How do you think youÂ’d feel if you wore your warmest winter coat in the desert? Probably not warm enough if you were in the polar desert of the Kalaallit Nunaat High Arctic Tundra. Although it is often referred to as a desert because of its lack of plant cover, the Kalaallit Nunaat ecoregion is, like other deserts, full of life.
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Ecozone:Nearctic
Biome:Tundra
Countries:Greenland
Area:75,007,998 acres (30,354,660 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Protected Areas

North-east Greenland National Park
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER