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Ethiopia: The steppe region

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This region occupies altitudes from 200 to 1,400m and receives a mean annual rainfall of 125 to 500mm.

It accounts for some 12.6% of the total area of the country. It is characterized by scattered deciduous thorny shrubs and acacia, with small leaves, less than 4m high and usually resin or gum-bearing and aromatic. Between the shrubs the ground is covered with tufts of grass species and other plants.

(Source: National Atlas of Ethiopia)

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