Geography Tundra Flashcards

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What are the seasons of the tundra like?
The Tundra has long cold winters and short cool summers.
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approximately how much annual precipitation is there in the tundra?
The Arctic tundra has low precipitation usually less than 10 inches per year.
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What is permafrost?
permafrost is when the top few layers of soil are permanently frozen.
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what is the layer above the permafrost called that thaws in summer?
The active layer.
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who are the main three groups of people who live there?
Inuits (
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approximately how much annual precipitation is there in the tundra?

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The Arctic tundra has low precipitation usually less than 10 inches per year.

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What is permafrost?

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Card 4

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what is the layer above the permafrost called that thaws in summer?

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Card 5

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who are the main three groups of people who live there?

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