Geography

Terrestrial Biomes (continued)


Tundra

Major Regions: Northern Canada, Arctic and Far Northern Russia.

Typical vegetation: presence of lichens, mosses and herbaceous.

Temperature: Low temperature almost every year. Short summer with mild temperatures.

Ground: stays frozen for almost every year. Thaws in the summer.

Rain and humidity: Moderate rainfall and humidity.

Diversity: very low.


Tundra in Russia

Floors or vegetation strips


Aspect of several floors of vegetation. The vegetation changes with altitude.