Table 3.1. Area (1000 ha) of non-vegetated land by landscape position and terrestrial ecozone in Canada.
Terrestrial ecozone Alpine Upland Wetland Other1 Total
Taiga Plains 0.00 3 836.02 0.00 0.00 3 836.02
Taiga Shield 0.00 11 970.14 0.00 0.00 11 970.14
Boreal Shield 0.00 2 084.19 3.47 0.00 2 087.66
Atlantic Maritime 0.00 402.02 2.81 0.00 404.83
Mixedwood Plains 0.00 385.15 2.49 0.00 387.64
Boreal Plains 0.00 4 252.24 27.09 0.00 4 279.33
Prairies 0.00 657.21 0.00 0.00 657.21
Taiga Cordillera 19.70 7 617.72 11.49 0.00 7 648.91
Boreal Cordillera 9 955.87 2 187.54 54.20 0.00 12 197.61
Pacific Maritime 6 742.37 673.18 35.05 0.00 7 450.60
Montane Cordillera 6 798.85 547.06 7.66 0.00 7 353.57
Hudson Plains 0.00 312.54 0.00 0.00 312.54
Canada 23 516.79 34 925.01 144.26 0.00 58 586.06
Source: Canada's National Forest Inventory, revised 2006 baseline (Version 3, December 2013) (http://nfi.nfis.org)
Note: The Arctic ecozones (Arctic Cordillera, Northern Arctic, Southern Arctic), and the Taiga Plains and Hudson Plains ecozones located in Nunavut, are not inventoried. The total area amounts to 262,189.89 thousand ha.
1 Missing, unknown or other landscape positions.