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The Cordillera in the west, the Appalachians in the southeast, the mountains of
northern Labrador and of Baffin Island in the northeast, and the Innuitian
Mountains in the north form its high rim, while Hudson Bay, set close to the centre
of the ...
Tundra. Tundra is the land type of the Arctic and subarctic regions. Tundra also
exists above the tree line in the Western Cordillera, but the discussion here is
generally confined to the northern tundra. With long cold winters, short cool
The annual precipitation varies from 55 inches (1,397 millimetres) in the southern
parts of the island to about 1 7 inches (432 millimetres) at Cape Chidley. In the
northern regions, as much as half of the annual precipitation occurs as snow.
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