Boreal Forest or Taiga

A Boreal Forest is a biome characterised by coniferous forests. Alternatively called "Taiga".

Connected Sites

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Central Sikhote-Alin
Glacier parks
Golden Mountains of Altai
Great Burkhan Khaldun Mountain "where the vast Central Asian steppe meets the coniferous forests of the Siberian taiga"
Gros Morne National Park "strips of boreal forest"
High Coast / Kvarken Archipelago
Jeju Primarily higher elevations on Hallasan Mountain."First type of habitat/land cover: Alpine coniferous forest - Abies koreana forest/ Regional" - Nomination File
Lake Baikal
Laponian Area
Nahanni National Park
Pimachiowin Aki
Putorana Plateau
Uvs Nuur Basin
Virgin Komi Forests
Volcanoes of Kamchatka
Wood Buffalo National Park


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