- 47,573Total Land Area (1000 ha)
- 2Number of Ecoregions
- 48%Protection Target
- 10Protection Level
Greenland, located in the Subarctic America (Nearctic) realm, is the world’s largest island, and this bioregion consists entirely of ice-covered land, coastal tundra, and sea ice with two ecoregions – Kalaallit Nunaat Arctic Steppe (417) and Kalaallit Nunaat High Arctic Tundra (418) – including adjacent marine areas. The total land area of this bioregion is approximately 217 million hectares, about one-quarter the size of Australia. Of that, approximately 47.5 million is tundra.
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