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tundra

a vegetation type typical of arctic and antarctic zones, consisting of lichens, grasses, sedges and dwarf woody plants.
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Root growth, respiration, and carbon dioxide evolution in an arctic tundra soil.
Additionally, there will be an opportunity to undertake a four-day long trek across the Arctic tundra during the final days of the expedition.
Snowy owls are originally from the cold climates of the Arctic Tundra and their feathers can keep them warm even when it is -30 degrees outside.
While snowy owls - normally found on the Arctic tundra - might be used to the wintry conditions, the same isn't quite true of the ex-battery chickens farmed by Ann Duran in Neath.
AN ENTIRE stage set of white fur will double for the Arctic tundra in The Fahrenheit Twins, an intriguing production touring to the Unity this week.
He compared repeat photographs of Arctic tundra scapes taken around 1950 and again a few years back.
TWO Scots friends are preparing to enter the world's toughest race - a gruelling 352-mile trek across the freezing Arctic tundra.
Their destination is the Arctic tundra. To stay on course, the caribou rely on landmarks, such as rivers, and the position of the sun in the sky.
Conservation warden Eric Fairbairn said: "A flooded forest, an arctic tundra exhibit and a mountainous area are just a few of the new features you would become involved with."
You'd call Couch a journeyman only if your journey was to the Arctic tundra - that's how far off the radar he was.
Should tobacco be prohibited, then the air of our polluted city would be as clean as that of the arctic tundra.