In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- American Golden-Plovers nest primarily on arctic and subarctic tundra of North America, and winter on South American grasslands.
- The climate is extremely diverse, ranging from tropical in the south to subarctic in the north.
- From 1845 to about 1900, American whalers hunted gray whales on their winter grounds in Baja California, as well as their summer grounds in the subarctic.
- These deep water whales are usually found in the vicinity of seamounts and continental slopes in temperate and subarctic waters.
- Carbon budget estimates derived from accumulation rates of organic soil for a tundra fen and an open subarctic forest are compared with estimates from flux measurements.
- By the Late Cretaceous, species of Hoploparia were distributed throughout temperate and subarctic regions of both hemispheres.
- Changes to the fire regime have important implications for many parameters in these subarctic ecosystems, including the composition of the vegetation.
- Despite its name, this poppy's genetic roots are found in subarctic Asia.
- Biomass was twofold to fourfold and the production was threefold to sevenfold greater in subarctic than in subtropical regions.
- Through-hiking would require a superhuman constitution, independent means, and supreme knowledge of Arctic and subarctic environs.
- In subarctic latitudes at this time, taiga and mixed-forests advanced rapidly onto open expanses, and a forest fauna developed.
- The area encompasses zones of subarctic mountain birch forest in the lowlands, heather and grassland higher up, and mountainous alpine terrain at the highest altitudes.
- Goslings from High Arctic breeding sites may face more severe seasonal constraints than those breeding in subarctic or temperate areas.
- They nest on Arctic and subarctic Alaskan tundra, and may winter on islands in the Pacific Ocean as far south as Australia.
- The local environment is classified as both boreal mixed-wood and boreal subarctic eco-regions.
- The principal seasonal flow pattern exhibited by most rivers is the subarctic nival regime, in which snowmelt, often accompanied by river ice breakup, generates high flows.
- Leatherbacks are well-known for two remarkable features: their ability to survive in arctic and subarctic waters and their deep sea diving ability.
- In the subarctic and Arctic areas of North America, a vast stretch of land, life was exceedingly harsh due to the long winters and brief summers.
- Large artiodactyls such as the caribou inhabit subarctic forests.
- The basin straddles several climatic regions, including the cold temperate, mountain, subarctic, and arctic zones.
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