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

Tien-Shan Mountains in Southern Kazakstan

pine forest border

Farthest southern pine forest border


steppe grass

Short grass steppe in Northern Kazakstan


northern lake

Northern Lake (Kostanay Oblast)



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  • Article: Landscape Type Examples
  • Author(s): Heather Triplett
  • Publisher: Arizona State University School of Life Sciences Ask A Biologist
  • Site name: ASU - Ask A Biologist
  • Date published: October 8, 2009
  • Date accessed: September 18, 2020
  • Link: https://askabiologist.asu.edu/fr/content/landscape-type-examples

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