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Taiga
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Jack London Lake at Kolyma, Russia
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The taiga is found throughout the high northern latitudes, between the tundra, and the temperate forest, from about 50°N to 70°N, but with considerable regional variation.
Ecology
Biome Terrestrial subarctic, humid
Geography
Countries Russia, Mongolia, Norway, Sweden, Iceland, Finland, United States, Canada and Poland
Climate type Dfc, Dwc, Dsc

(TIE-gah). Russian word for the coniferous forest land of the vast parts of the North Temperate Zone; the taiga is just south of the Arctic tundra [1]. A type of habitat.

References

  1. ^ Terres, John K. (1980). The Audubon Society Encyclopedia of North American Birds. Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. ISBN 0394466519. 
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