Definitions for subarcticsʌbˈɑrk tɪk, -ˈɑr tɪk
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sub•arc•ticsʌbˈɑrk tɪk, -ˈɑr tɪk(adj.)
of, pertaining to, or resembling the region immediately S of the Arctic Circle.
Category: Geography (terms)
Origin of subarctic:
of or relating to latitudes just south of the Arctic Circle
Region immediately outside of the Arctic Circle or regions similar to these in climate or conditions of life.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of the subarctic.
approximately arctic; belonging to a region just without the arctic circle
The subarctic is a region in the Northern Hemisphere immediately south of the true Arctic and covering much of Alaska, Canada, Iceland, the north of Scandinavia, Siberia, northern Mongolia, much of Scotland and even parts of northern England. Generally, subarctic regions fall between 50°N and 70°N latitude, depending on local climates.
subarctic is just outside of the arctic.
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