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Broad grasslands with few trees.

Savanna

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Weather pattern characterized by rainy mild winters and cool summers

Marine west coast climate

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Weather pattern characterized as mild, rainy winters and hot, dry summers

Mediterranean climate

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Weather patterns characterized by long, cold, and snowy winters and short hot summers

Humid continental climate

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Weather pattern characterized as hot, humid, rainy summers and short, mild winter

Humid subtropical climate

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Weather pattern characterized by severely Coke and bitter winters and short, cool summers.

Subarctic climate

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Vast rolling treeless plain in high latitude climates in which only the top few inches of ground thaw in summer

Tundra

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Permanent frozen lower layers of soil in the tundra and subarctic regions

Permafrost

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Partly dry grassland often found on the edges of a desert

Steppe

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Elevation along mountains above which no trees grow

Timberline

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Tall hard trees such as mahogany, teak, and ebony. It's the top layer of the forest.

Canopy