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1By; Cassidy Bell, Cassie Gilpin, and Emily Etter. Arctic TundraBy; Cassidy Bell, Cassie Gilpin, and Emily Etter.
2Geography.Geographical location: North American Tundra: Latitude; 60o to 85o north. Longitude; 55o to 160oTundra is a cold barren wasteland, includes snow, rocks, little variety of vegetation.
3ZoologyMany different animals live in the Arctic Tundra. They are as follows:Arctic foxCaribouErmineGrizzly BearMusk OxPolar BearSnowy Owl
4Botany Plants of the Arctic Tundra… Low shrubs, sedges, reindeer mosses, liverworts, and grass400 varieties of flowers.All plants are adapted to sweeping winds and disturbances of soil.Plants are short and grouped together to resist the cold temp. and are protected by snow during the winter.
5Meteorology(Weather) & Human Influence Summer is a brief period of milder climates when the sun shines almost 24 hours daySummer only last 6-10 weeks.Never any warmer that 450 or 500Winter temps don’t reach above 200 and averageEndless hours darkness settle in and the winds blow even harder.The Tundra is an unusually cold, dry climate