Altai montane forest and forest steppe

WWF Abstract

Go to the spot where Kazakhstan, Russia, China and Mongolia meet, and youâll be in the Altai Mountains. Beginning in southern Russia, the Altais extend in a southeast direction, losing altitude and precipitation until they fade out into the Gobi Altai. Considered a major center of diversity for North Asian montane flora, the Altai have 974 plant species and 60 endemics.
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Ecozone:Palearctic
Biome:Temperate Coniferous Forests
Countries:China, Kazakstan, Mongolia, Russia
Area:35,199,998 acres (14,244,934 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Protected Areas

Katunsky Biosphere Reserve
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder