Tundra

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  • A level or undulating treeless plain characteristic of arctic regions.  
  • a type of landscape where the ground is frozen solid throughout most of the year but thaws slightly during the summer. Source: Anthromorphemics
  • A type of treeless ecosystem dominated by lichens, mosses, grasses, and woody plants. Tundra is found at high latitudes (arctic tundra) and high altitudes (alpine tundra). Arctic tundra is underlain by permafrost and is usually water saturated. (See wetlands.)
    Source: Terms of the Environment


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