Origin of tundra
Examples from the Web for tundra
Contemporary Examples of tundra
Hold the Dark is set in the Alaskan wilderness, in an isolated village at the lip of the tundra.Compliments Are Nice, but Enough With the Cormac McCarthy Comparisons
October 21, 2014
The emissions of frozen CO2 and the tundra around the Arctic Ocean have already begun as it thaws.Al Gore Warms Up
December 9, 2009
Historical Examples of tundra
The snow was sifting over the tundra in icy gusts from the westward.The Trail of a Sourdough
May Kellogg Sullivan
Would it be in the tall mountains, or on the tundra, or out on the roof of the sea?
Now the snow had almost all gone from the mountains and the tundra.
He likes to fight all the little folks of the tundra and sea because he is so big.
He went wandering all over the tundra, looking for something to eat.
- a vast treeless zone lying between the ice cap and the timberline of North America and Eurasia and having a permanently frozen subsoil
- (as modifier)tundra vegetation
Word Origin for tundra
an Arctic steppe, 1841, from Russian tundra, from Lappish tundar "elevated wasteland."