Selection of terrestrial ecoregions

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Terrestrial regions
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Legend: Terrestrial Habitats
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Terrestrial habitats

A total of 14 Major Habitat Types reflect the diverse array of organisms adapted to life on land. These habitats range from the wettest of forest types to the driest and hottest desert conditions. Moreover, terrestrial communities represented here include the full extent of continental topographic relief: from mangrove forests by the sea to the alpine meadows of the Himalayas.

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