Ogilvie-MacKenzie alpine tundra

WWF Abstract

This extremely steep, mountainous ecoregion includes the Ogilvie and Wernecke Mountains, the Backbone Ranges, the Canyon Ranges, the Selwyn Mountains and the eastern and southern sections of the Mackenzie Range. Some of the rocky mountain sides are devoid of vegetation. High elevation and valley glaciers are common, and permafrost is extensive throughout the ecoregion.
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Ecozone:Nearctic
Biome:Tundra
Countries:Canada, United States
Area:51,519,999 acres (20,849,404 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Protected Areas

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Nahanni National Park Reserve
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder