Tundra

Treeless area in arctic and alpine regions, varying from bare area to various types of vegetation consisting or grasses, sedges, forbs, dwarf shrubs, lichens and mosses.

tundra

(Learning Modules / Geography / Weather forecasting) An area of low temperatures, typically underlain by permanently frozen ground (permafrost).

Tundra

In physical geography, tundra is type of biome where the tree growth is hindered by low temperatures and short growing seasons. The term tundra comes through Russian тундра from the Kildin Sami word tūndâr `uplands`, `treeless mountain tract`. There are three types of tundra: arctic tundra, alpine tundra, and Antarctic tundra. In tundr...
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Tundra

• (n.) One of the level or undulating treeless plains characteristic of northern arctic regions in both hemispheres. The tundras mark the limit of arborescent vegetation; they consist of black mucky soil with a permanently frozen subsoil, but support a dense growth of mosses and lichens, and dwarf herbs and shrubs, often showy-flowered. •...
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tundra

noun a vast treeless plain in the arctic regions between the ice cap and the tree line
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tundra

Click images to enlargeRegion in high latitudes with almost no trees – they cannot grow because the ground is permanently frozen (permafrost). The vegetation consists mostly of grasses, sedges, heather, mosses, and lichens. Tundra stretches in a continuous belt across northern North America and Eurasia. Tundra is als...
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Tundra

[comic strip] Tundra is a comic strip written and drawn by Wasilla, Alaska, cartoonist Chad Carpenter. The comic usually deals with wildlife, nature and outdoor life. Tundra began in December 1991 in the Anchorage Daily News and is currently self-syndicated to over 500 newspapers. The strip was named the best newspaper panel of 2007 by the ...
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Tundra

A barren, treeless area in the arctic area. Despite its character it is the favorite breeding area for many North American shorebirds.
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tundra

A type of ecosystem dominated by lichens, mosses, grasses, and woody plants. It is found at high latitudes (arctic tundra) and high altitudes (alpine tundra). Arctic tundra is underlain by permafrost and usually very wet.
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Tundra

A type of treeless ecosystem dominated by lichens, mosses, grasses, and woody plants. Tundra is found at high latitudes (arctic tundra) and high altitudes (alpine tundra). Arctic tundra is underlain by permafrost and is usually water saturated. (See wetlands.)
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Tundra

an arctic region of treeless plains and permanently frozen soil that crosses the extreme north of Russia.
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Tundra

An ecosystem (or biome) where the tree growth is hindered by low temperatures and short growing seasons.
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Tundra

Flat land in the Arctic where no trees grow.
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Tundra

Flat land in the Arctic where no trees grow.
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Tundra

High latitude biome dominated by a few species of dwarf shrubs, a few grasses, sedges, lichens, and mosses. Productivity is low in this biome because of the extremes of climate.
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Tundra

In North America, the area north of the tree line in Canada and Alaska vegetated with low shrubs, dwarf heath shrubs, cottongrass communities, and various wetlands.
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Tundra

Land areas in arctic and alpine regions devoid of large trees, varying from bare ground to various types of vegetation consisting of grasses, sedges, forbs, dwarf shrubs and trees, mosses, and lichens.
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tundra

n. A vast, mostly flat, treeless Arctic region of Europe, Asia, and North America in which the subsoil is permanently frozen. The dominant vegetation is low-growing lichens, mosses, and stunted shrubs.
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Tundra

One of the level or undulating treeless plains characteristic of arctic regions, having a black muck soil and permanently frozen subsoil.
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Tundra

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tundra

Treeless zone between the icecaps and taiga.
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tundra

treeless, level or rolling ground above the taiga in polar regions (Arctic tundra) or on high mountains (alpine tundra). Tundra usually are bare ground and rock or they might have mosses, lichens, small herbs, and low shrubs.
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tundra

treeless, level or rolling ground in polar regions (Arctic tundra) or on high mountains (alpine tundra), characterized by bare ground and rock or by ... [16 related articles]
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tundra

tundra (tŭn'dru) , treeless plains of N North America and N Eurasia, lying principally along the Arctic Circle, on the coasts and islands of the Arctic Ocean, and to the north of the coniferous forest belt. The tundra area is widest in N Siberia on the Kara Sea and reaches as far south as ...
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tundra

[n] - a vast treeless plain in the arctic regions between the ice cap and the tree line
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