Cold Lands to the North

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the North Pole and it's surrounding area to the timberline

Arctic

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the point beyond which trees cannot grow

timberline

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the northern lights

aurora borealis

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the smallest and coldest ocean on earth

Arctic Ocean

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large masses of ice that flow slowly over land

glacier

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a piece of glacier that has broken off into the sea

iceberg

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a thick layer of fat found on some northern animals

blubber

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the world's largest island

Greenland

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animals with course, frost-proof hair and a thick layer of fat to help them live in the cold northern water

fur seal

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the region north of the timberline; the treeless Arctic plains

tundra

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the coldest regions of the earth

Frigid Zone

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permanently frozen ground

permafrost

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a seabird that migrates farther than any other bird

Arctic tern

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North American reindeer

caribou

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little rodents that look like fat, round mice

lemmings

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the person that discovered Greenland

Erik the Red

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long, hooded jackets made of different types of fur

parka

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snow or sod houses shaped like a dome

igloo

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a one-man boat constructed of sealskin stretched over a frame

kayak

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a tool used for hunting with a barbed head attached to a shaft or pole with a cord connected to it

harpoon

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people of Northern Alaska

Eskimo

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people of Greenland and Arctic Canada

Inuits

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the most famous missionary to the Canadian Indians and their neighbors

Sir Wilfred Grenfell

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the Russian word meaning "forest"

taiga

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another name for the cold, northern woods

boreal forest

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the oldest and largest trees; have cones

conifer

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trees that keep their leaves all year

evergreen

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the most numerous and varied trees in the world

broadleaf

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trees that lose their leaves each year

deciduous

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North America's largest rodent that has done much to shape the landscape

beaver

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has been called the "king of the birds"

golden eagle

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a large and powerful bird with a white head

bald eagle

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long, runnerless sled

toboggan

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a mixture of dried meat pounded together with fat and berries

pemmican

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soft leather shoes

moccasins