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Extremely cold dry climates.
polar climates polar tundra polar ice cap

polar tundra click to hear

Region where the thaw lasts only four or five months and where only mosses, lichen and a few shrubs survive the cold.

polar ice cap click to hear

The Earth’s coldest region (as cold as -130°F), where the temperature, always below 32°F, creates a permanent ice cover.