Great Basin montane forests

WWF Abstract

As the Great Basin became drier millions of years ago, species of plants and animals adapted to cool and moist conditions found refuge in the isolated peaks here.
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Ecozone:Nearctic
Biome:Temperate Coniferous Forests
Countries:United States
Area:1,407,999 acres (569,797 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Protected Areas

Death Valley National Park
Great Basin National Park
Mojave and Colorado Deserts Biosphere Reserve
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder