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noun as in plain

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In Rocky Mountain, concern has been raised about mounting pressure on high-alpine tundra off of Trail Ridge Road, the result of overcrowding.

Ever hotter temperatures are causing age-old glaciers to recede, sea ice to melt and more frequent, larger wildfires to burn across expanses of tundra.

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Surrounded by alpine lakes and rivers, a loose network of game trails, and a high mountain tundra known as the Flat Tops, the seven first-come, first-served campsites offer an impressive taste of the state’s trademark wilderness.

We’ve picked ten of the greatest outdoor reality shows over the years, taking us from the blistering tropics to the freezing tundra and everywhere in between.

The first posited the creatures spent their whole lives in the tundra.

Hold the Dark is set in the Alaskan wilderness, in an isolated village at the lip of the tundra.

The emissions of frozen CO2 and the tundra around the Arctic Ocean have already begun as it thaws.

The characteristic tundra animal is the reindeer, though musk-ox, woolly mammoth, and others were wide-spread at this time.

Tundra and steppe animals became more rare; a forest and meadow fauna took possession of Europe.

Cro-Magnon man had always been a reindeer hunter, accustomed and well adapted to the life and conditions of tundra or steppe.

Tundra, steppe, and forest had each its special types of animal as well as plant life.

On the tundra south of the mouth of the Yukon River an orphan boy once lived with his aunt.


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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tundra, such as: expanse, prairie, steppe, wasteland, field, and flat.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.