[2015] rrajkf rjf: The Tundra

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[2015] rrajkf rjf: The Tundra

The Tundra

Things you will need if you go to the Tundra are: Snow pants, a benie, long sleeve shirts, snow jacket, boots, a pair of gloves, and warm socks.

History

The word Tundra comes from the finnished word Tunturia, which is a treeless land. The Artic Tundra is one of the youngest biomes which was formed 10,000 years ago.

Located: Below the polor ice caps across Northern Eurpope, North America and Siberia in Asia.What is a Tundra: treesless biome with a layer of permanently frozen soil below the surface called permafrost.How much percipatation: 15-25cm per year.Temperature range: -70C - -12C, -94F - -54F.

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Fun Facts

Plants that live there: Short grasses, Shurbs.Animals that live there: Birds, polar bears, and wolves.Abiotic factors: Soggy summers; perafrost; cold and dark much of the year.


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