In physical geography, tundra is a type of biome where the tree growth is
hindered by low temperatures and short growing seasons. The term tundra
The tundra is located at the top of the world, near the North Pole. This enormous
biome, extremely uniform in appearance, covers a fifth of the earth's surface.
The Tundra is located all over the world. Located in Alaska, Northern Canada,
edges of Greenland, Northern Scandinavia, northern Siberia, and Russia.
Location: Tundra regions are found in the northern and southern hemispheres
between the ice-covered poles and the taiga or coniferous forests. In the north ...
The average temperature in tundra regions varies from around as low as -50° F
in winter to as high as 10-20° F in summer. The vegetation on the tundra is ...
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Tundra is the coldest of all the biomes. Tundra comes from the Finnish word
tunturia, meaning treeless plain. It is noted for its frost-molded landscapes, ...
The tundra is located at the top of the northern hemisphere in Europe, Asia and
North America. It covers 20% of the earth's surface just below the polar cap.
Did you know that the Arctic Tundra is the world's youngest biome? It was formed
10,000 years ago. Located at latitudes 55° to 70° North, the tundra is a vast ...