For the Boreal coniferous forest of Eurasia, the Turkish-Tatar name “taiga” was fixed. Taiga forms a belt, sometimes reaching a width of 2,000 km and covering the entire globe. This belt runs from the shores of the Pacific Ocean, from Alaska, across the entire North American continent to the Atlantic Ocean itself.
In the opposite direction, the taiga runs beyond the Bering Strait, through the whole of Siberia and the European part of Russia, right up to Scandinavia. Continue reading