The arctic tundra encompasses northern portions of Alaska and Canada and is home to a few omnivores including polar bears, arctic wolves and arctic foxes. Omnivores are animals tha...
About the Arctic's Tundra
The arctic tundra is among the most extreme environments on Earth, and is almost as dry as some of the Earth's deserts. Combined with extreme wind and cold temperatures for most of the year, life is difficult to support in this environment. The word...
Arctic. Arctic tundra occurs in the far Northern Hemisphere, north of the taiga belt.
The word "tundra" usually refers only to the areas where ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
Tundra comes from the Finnish word tunturi, meaning treeless plain. ... Arctic
tundra is located in the northern hemisphere, encircling the north pole and ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.