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Unformatted text preview: Polar Climates Tundra Climate (ET) Ice Cap and Ice Sheet Climates (EF) Polar Marine Climate Distribution of E climates E Climates Polar ET - Tundra-Controls Location in high latitudes Polar High Pressure system (polar anticyclone) Proximity to coasts. -Climate Characteristics: Average temperature of warmest month is below 50F but greater than 32F. Low precipitation, (below 10 inches) low evaporation Summerless- 9+ months below freezing Geographic Distribution: (examples) Arctic Ocean Borderlands, Greenland, Eurasia Tundra (ET) Mixture of grasses, flowering herbs, mosses, lichens, low growing shrubs....
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This note was uploaded on 06/26/2011 for the course GEOGRAPHY 600-201010 taught by Professor Christopherpost during the Spring '10 term at Kent State.
- Spring '10