Polar climate areas of the world
are very cold with lots of snow and strong winds.
It is so cold that only research
scientists, Polar bears and Seals live there.
The land is flat and covered
with snow & ice. In warmer areas exists vegetation called the Tundra.
The Tundra is on top of a thin
layer of ice called permafrost, which will never melt.
Small plants, like Lichen, a mix
of algae & fungus, and red leafed plants (absorbs heat) appear in the
The temperature is always very
cold and averages 10 to 20F (-12C to 6C).
The North Pole is called the
The South Pole is called the
The first man to reach the South
Pole was Roald Amundsen (from Norway) along with four men and dogs on
December 14th 1911.