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Landscape Type Examples

Various Habitat Types

Kazakstan is a land-locked region with a continental climate. The continental climate is caused by the cold patterns from the north mixing with warm patterns from the south. Kazakstan has various habitat types located in specific regions throughout the republic. However, 50% of the area supports desert and semi-desert conditions, while 25% is steppe and the remaining 25% is compromised of lakes, mountains, seas and rivers.

tien-shan mountains

pine forest border

steppe grass

northern lake

 

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