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Tundra
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Tundra
Tundra
Tundra
Tundra
Tundra
Tundra
Tundra
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Tundra
Tundra
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Tundra

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    • 1. TUNDRA
    • 2. CLIMATE In the Winter the In the Summer time theweather averages -30F. snow does melt in mostBut temperatures have places but temperatures reached up to -95F. still average around 40F.
    • 3. LANDSCAPE In the Winter the Tundra is In the Summer time the snow covered but it’s notlandscape of the Tundra is actually the deephuge plans of wet grass or flowers The Tundra get big snow drifts in the Winter time In the Summer some landscapes of the tundra are very mountainous with snow still staying on the tall mountains
    • 4. PERMAFROST Cryptic soil or permafrost soil is soil at or below the freezing point of water 0°C or 32°F. The soil has to be be frozen for two or more years. Ice is not always present, but it frequently occurs and it may be in amounts exceeding the saturation level for that soil. Most permafrost is located in high latitudes. During the summer time in these places
    • 5. ANIMALS IN THE TUNDRA:• Polar Bear• Caribou• Arctic Fox• Arctic Hare• Snow Owl• Rock Ptarmigan
    • 6. Polar Bear• The polar bear is a bear native largely within the Arctic Circle and the Arctic Ocean• It is the worlds largest land carnivore• An adult male weighs around 770–1,500 pounds, but an adult female is about half that size.
    • 7. Caribou• The Caribou is also known as the Reindeer in North America• Caribou vary a lot in color and size and both sexes grow antlers, although they are larger in the males.
    • 8. ARCTIC FOX• Also known as the White fox, Snow fox and the Polar fox• This little fox is very common through out the Tundra
    • 9. ARCTIC HARE• Alsoknow as the Arctic Rabbit• Commonly found in the mountainous parts of the Tundra• Itsurvives with a thick coat of hair and by digging holes in the snow to sleep in
    • 10. SNOW OWL• Also known as the Arctic Owl and the Great White Owl• The Snow Owl has yellow eyes and a thick white coat of feathers
    • 11. ROCK PTARMIGAN• InNorth America it is known as the Snow Chicken• It is the official game bird of Canada
    • 12. ALASKAN TUNDRA
    • 13. There are no officially defined borders demarcating the various regions of Alaska Alaska’s landscapecan be verymountainousbut can also have huge plans

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