Elburz Range forest steppe

WWF Abstract

Like a teapot about to boil, this ecoregion is full of steam. Fumaroles—which are holes in the Earth that allow fumes and gases to escape—are just some of the many interesting aspects of this ecoregion. The fumaroles are no deterrent to animals such as deer, sheep, bears, and cats, all of which thrive here.
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Ecozone:Palearctic
Biome:Temperate Coniferous Forests
Countries:Iran
Area:15,615,998 acres (6,319,570 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Protected Areas

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