Grand Terre

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New Caledonia Rain Forests - Flora
... the Loyalty Islands, and the Iles des Pines and the lower elevations of Grand Terre ... Montane forests cover the higher elevations of Grand Terre ... The wet maquis forests of Grand Terre are low shrub forests found on rocky soils derived from ultramafic rocks ...
New Caledonia Rain Forests - Setting
... The ecoregion covers the windward eastern side of Grand Terre, New Caledonia's mountainous main island, as well as the smaller Loyalty Islands to the east and the Isle of Pines to the south of ... Grand Terre is a long island that runs approximately north-south, with a mountain range down the center with five peaks that exceed 1500 meters elevation ... mm yearly on the Loyalty Islands, 2,000 mm at low elevations on eastern Grand Terre, and 2,000-4,000 mm at high elevations on Grand Terre ...

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