A steppe is a region characterised by grassland plain without trees.
|Causses and Cévennes
|Golden Mountains of Altai
|"In addition to the valleys, high mountain ridges, steep-sided valleys, and rivers, the nominated property includes many other natural values, such as chestnut forests, scrubby woodland, and steppe habitats." (AB Ev – IUCN)
|Landscapes of Dauria
|semiarid Patagonian steppe lies to the east under 400m(UNEP-WCMC)
|The dominant vegetation is Patagonian desert steppe scrub (UNEP-WCMC)
|Qinghai Hoh Xil
|Tajik National Park
|Uvs Nuur Basin
|... a mosaic of tundra and steppe types co-exist in quilt-like patterns (AB ev)
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