Would it extend it, after assuming its proper glacial slope, below 60°, a point falling within the present subarctic zone?
In the northern, subarctic regions, it opposes a barrier against travel.
This same broad conclusion is sustained also at the north, where the prairie dovetails, as it were, with the subarctic forest.
His ancestors were bred for bolting foxes and wildcats among the rocky headlands of the subarctic islands.
subarctic, sub-ark′tik, adj. of a region or climate next to the arctic.
The codfish (Gadus callarias) is a creature of little beauty but of great usefulness, swarming in all arctic and subarctic seas.
The smaller deer of various species inhabited the entire continent from the subarctic forest to Panama.
Trees are absent, except along the inland border, where the tundra merges with the subarctic forest.
Killer whales may remain in arctic or subarctic waters until driven out by new forming ice in October and November.
For convenience we may designate this vast and but little known northern region as the subarctic Forest plains.
Relating to the geographic area just south of the Arctic Circle. The subarctic region is the coldest part of the North Temperate Zone, characterized by warm but very brief summers, and bitterly cold winters. Little vegetation exists in this climate, as temperatures are extreme, ranging from below -30°C (-22°F) in the winter and as warm as 30°C (86°F) in the summer.