Travel to the Beautiful Tundra

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Travel to the Beautiful Tundra

Travel to the Beautiful Tundra

By: Matt Rudis

Baby Harp Seal

Arctic Hare

Polar Bear

Snowy Owl

Arctic Wolf

Diamond Leaf Willow

Labrador Tea

Arctic Moss

Pasque Flower

Tundra Climate

Subsoil:The tundra has a permanantly frozen subsoil called permafrost.

Average Rainfall:Tundra has a yearly precipitation average of 6-10 inches.

The Northern lights(Aurora Borealis) are best to watch and visit in September and March.

Temperature:*Winter average is -30° F*Summer range is 37°F - 54°F

Sea kayaking is an exciting way way to experience the tundra and its wildlife from the peace and quiet of a gliding kayak.

Arctic whale tours offer views of several whale species, including Humpbacks and Orcas. You may also see other interesting marine species in their natural surroundings.

Aurora Borealis, the NorthernLights, can be seen from late August to mid April. You'll be awe struck by this beautifulnatural phenomenon.

During the summer, it is daylight 24 hours a day.

The tundra biome is considered a carbon sink because it stores more carbon dioxide than it releases it.

The tundra has about 400 different kinds of plants but only 48 different animals.

Hikers in various tundra parks can marvel at the unique terrain and often encounter wildlife on thetrails.

Resources:- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arctic_hare- http://animals.pawnation.com/types-wolves-live-tundra-11748.html- http://www.rspb.org.uk/community/placestovisit/fairburnings/b/fairburnings-blog/archive/2013/11/14/brilliant-bryophytes.aspx- http://www.summitpost.org/pasqueflower-along-the-route/522196- http://room42.wikispaces.com/Tundra+Animals- http://www.whale-images.com/picture/baby-harp-seal-356.htm-http://www.outdoors.org/conservation/mountainwatch/labrador-tea.cfm-https://secure.defenders.org/site/SPageServer;jsessionid=018585769A5E3DF13344B0971DE3BE86.app213a?pagename=wagc_snowyowl's_src=3WEW1100XXXXB's_subsrc=snowyowldirect- http://wondersofthetundra.weebly.com/flora.html- http://blog.nationalgeographicexpeditions.com/tag/photo-contest/- environment.nationalgeographic.com- wikitravel.org/enNorthern_Lights- http://www.alaskasummer.com/- htp://www.ucmp:berkeley.edu/exhibits/biomes/tundra.php- www.softschools.com/biomes/tundra_biome_facts/171/- http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/tundra.htm- http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g3532261-d2173630-Reviews- - Arctic_Whale_Tours-Sto_Oksnes_Municipality_Nordland_Northern_Norway.html- http://wikitravel.org/en/Northern_Lights-http://www.nps.gov/gaar/planyourvisit/backpackingandhiking.htm-http://www.applecross.uk.com/msg/sea-kayaking-in-scotland-canada-croatia-arctic-norway/


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