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By: Ali Stewart Kyle Snyder Brendan Dawson p.2 Jan,2011
the location of the Tundra is in the Arctic, to North America, to Europe, and to Siberia. 50-70 degrees north
Environmental Concerns Frozen year around The melting of permafrost is contributing to global warming. Tundra is the coldest, harshest biome Treeless region Tops of mountains are cold, windy, and rainfall is scant
Animals: Polar fox White fox Polar bear caribou
Animals adaptations: The polar bear has black skin and clear fur.
tourist attraction is the Ice Hotel in Jukkasjarvi another tourist attractions is the Arctic National wildlife refugee The other tourist attraction is the Northern Lights located in Alaska.
The land and agricutlure uses of the Tundra. one of the uses is a plant called a willow. Sedges Grasses Dwarf forms of plants Lichens mosses
Plants Willows Sedges Lichen They tend to grow low to the ground.
Precipitation The Tundra gets 100 to 250 mm of rain per year including melted snow.
Climate It is very cold. Average temperatures are -70° in winter. Spring and fall are only short periods of time.