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Arctic tundra occurs in the far Northern Hemisphere, north of the taiga belt. The word "tundra" usually refers only to the areas where the ...

Arctic Tundra - NASA Classroom of the Future

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Image that shows a portion of the Arctic Tundra landscape. Arctic tundra is found across northern Alaska, Canada, and Siberia. This biome has long cold winters ...

Tundra - Kids Do Ecology

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Tundra biome is located in the artic circle, which is a circle that surrounds the north pole, ... Many lichens, mosses, and small shrubs flourish in the arctic tundra .

Tundra -- National Geographic

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Tundras are among Earth's coldest, harshest biomes. Tundra ecosystems are treeless regions found in the Arctic and on the tops of mountains, where the ...

Arctic Tundra - Infoplease

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Arctic Tundra. The Arctic tundra is a cold, vast, treeless area of low, swampy plains in the far north around the Arctic Ocean. It includes the northern lands of ...

Arctic Tundra - Windows to the Universe

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Feb 6, 2007 ... The Arctic tundra, vast plains filled with grasses, flowers, mosses and lichen, is located north of the taiga forests in Earth's north polar region.

Arctic Tundra | Science | Video | PBS LearningMedia

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This video segment from Wild Europe: Wild Arctic describes some of the plants and animals that make up the tundra biome, and captures the harshness of the ...

Where is the Tundra Located? - MBGnet

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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.

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tundra , treeless plains of N North America and N Eurasia, lying principally along the Arctic Circle, on the coasts and islands of the Arctic...

Tundra 5

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There are two types of tundra in the world, Arctic and Alpine. The arctic tundra is at the top of the world around the North Pole. The tops of tall cold mountains are ...

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Arctic Tundra Biome - The Wild Classroom

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History of a name: The word tundra is believed to come from the Finnish word " tunturia" which refers to a treeless plain. This feature helps define the tundra.

The tundra biome - University of California Museum of Paleontology

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Tundra comes from the Finnish word tunturi, meaning treeless plain. ... Arctic tundra is located in the northern hemisphere, encircling the north pole and ...

Tundra - Blue Planet Biomes

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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 ...