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- pertaining to the north. The zone of cold winters and short summers.
- the period from 7500 to 5500 BC when cold winters and warm summers occurred in northern Europe.
- forest made up mainly of conifers stretching across North America, Europe and Northern Asia directly south of the tundra.
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