Tree cover of Western Alps

by Jakub Marian

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The Western Alps are part of the Alps, the highest and most extensive mountain range system in Europe. The Western Alps include parts of France, Italy, and Switzerland, and, depending on the definition, possibly also Austria and Liechtenstein.

The map below shows the percentage of land covered by tree canopy in the Western Alps, based on data by the U.S. Geological Survey from 2010. I have also published the corresponding map of the Eastern Alps.

Tree cover of the Western Alps

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