Ecological Regions of Kronotsky Reserve

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The coastal part of Kronotsky Reserve belongs to the Eastern-Kamchatka forest-shrub, tundra-marsh ecological region of Primorye, while the remainder of the territory is part of the Eastern alpine-tundra-shrub, mountain-volcanic ecological region, close to the forest-tundra of Beringia. Generally, the landscape of the reserve can be called mountain-forest. The diversity of its landscapes gives a nearly full representation of Kamchatka’s nature. Within the reserve, one can find most types of ecosystems distinctive for Kamchatka.

Did You Know

Kronotskoye Lake has the greatest area and catchment area, the second-greatest volume, and the third-greatest maximum depth of any freshwater lake on Kamchatka