Afghanistan and its ecosystems. Natural vegetation the herbivora carnivora map english en id 1211386.
The main vegetation types which are shown on the map vegetation of afghanistan are.
Afghanistan vegetation map. Afghanistan is a landlocked mountainous country located within central and south asia also sometimes included as part of the middle east. With thanks to phyllis bischof ed colijn rheal coupal john creaser larry cruse joe dalton hugh eva vic fazio xavier font castell steve glenn lawrence hislop robert hoare michael jennings stephen killeffer. Large scale vegetation mapping environmental factors potential natural vegetation zusammenfassung afghanistan ist ein sehr gebirgiges land.
To learn more see measuring vegetation on the earth observatory this map shows afghanistan s vegetation index for august 13 28 2005. The country is the 40th largest in the world in size. Plotting out the anomalies reveals where vegetation is thicker than normal because of good conditions or thinner than normal as a result of drought.
Checklist of online vegetation and plant distribution maps compiled by claire englander 1996 2013. The plant cover becomes denser toward the north where precipitation is more abundant and at. Founding co compiler philip hoehn 1996 2009.
Vegetation is sparse in the southern part of the country particularly toward the west where dry regions and sandy deserts predominate. Vegetation types have been studied in detail by freitag 1971a b. Trees are rare and only in the rainy season of early spring is the soil covered with flowering grasses and herbs.
Afghanistan afghanistan plant and animal life. Afghanistan has become the first country whose surface minerals have been mapped from the air. The capital of afghanistan is its largest city kabul a serene city of mosques and gardens during the storied reign of the emperor bābur 1526 30 founder of the mughal dynasty and for centuries an important entrepôt on the silk road kabul lay in ruins following the long and violent afghan war so too fared much of the country its economy in shambles and its people scattered and.
Kabul is the capital and largest city of afghanistan located in the kabul province strategically located at the crossroads of major trade routes afghanistan has attracted a succession of invaders since. His survey is still the most complete of the area especially also for the eastern monsoonal influenced more humid parts with himalayan forest types. Maps of natural vegetation the herbivora carnivora.
Afghanistan is a landlocked country with varying topography from vast plains to mountainous regions with great rivers flowing through its numerous landscapes. Original title of website. Maps on temperature of the hottest month number of dry months per year and pressure and winds in summer.
12 november 2009 aims afghanistan information management service. Vegetation types by means of the map of the potential natural vegetation pnv including the ecological conditions and the recent history of studies. Image caption the data distinguish a range of different minerals and snow or vegetation cover.
Its climates are as varied as its topography of mountains deserts forests and grasslands.