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What is type of terrain is it?
How many months a years is it cold?
What is permafrost.
Permanently frozen ground
Are there many trees?
No, due to permafrost
Where does most of the precipitation come from?
What states is the arctic tundra in?
Northern Alaska, Northern Canada, Northern Russia
How much precipitation a year?
What are s me animals that live there?
Polar bears, caribou, musk ox, lemming, and wolves
What are some adaptations the animals have made?
Thick fur coats
Turn white to blend into snow
Compact bodies to conserve heat
Small ears to prevent heat loss
What are some of the plants that live there?
Grass and small shrubs
What is the soil like?
No good due to permafrost.
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