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List of ecoregions in Chile

The following is a list of ecoregions in Chile, according to the World Wildlife Fund:

Terrestrial ecoregions

Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests

Rapa Nui and Sala-y-Gomez subtropical broadleaf forests

Temperate broadleaf and mixed forests

Juan Fernandez Islands temperate forests

Magellanic subpolar forests

San Felix-San Ambrosio Islands temperate forests

Valdivian temperate rain forests

Temperate grasslands, savannas, and shrublands

Patagonian grasslands

Patagonian steppe

Montane grasslands and shrublands

Central Andean dry puna

Southern Andean steppe

Mediterranean forests, woodlands, and shrub

Chilean matorral

Deserts and xeric shrublands

Atacama desert

Freshwater ecoregions

High Andean Complex

Bolivian High Andean Complex

Arid Puna

Atacama/Sechura Complex

Atacama/Sechura Deserts

Pacific Coastal Desert Complex

Pacific Coastal Deserts

Mediterranean Chile Complex

North Mediterranean Chile

South Mediterranean Chile

Juan Fernandez Islands Complex

Juan Fernandez Islands

Southern Chile Complex


Chiloe Island

Chonos Archipelago

Magallanes/Ultima Esperanza

Patagonia Complex

Tierra del Fuego-Rio Grande


Olson, D., Dinerstein, E., Canevari, P., Davidson, I., Castro, G., Morisset, V., Abell, R., and Toledo, E.; eds. (1998). Freshwater biodiversity of Latin America and the Caribbean: A conservation assessment. Biodiversity Support Program, Washington DC.

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