The tundra biome is at the latitude of 65 degrees north, extending towards the North Pole and encircling the Arctic Ocean. It is the coldest biome and the simplest, at least in terms of flora and fauna diversity. More » Geography Maps & Cartography

Terrestrial biomes are major regions in the Earth that share the same climate despite being in different geographical locations. The Earth has six major land biomes: rainforests, deserts, tundras, grasslands, taiga and t... More » Science Environmental Science

Penguins live in the Antarctic tundra biome. They do not live in the tundra at the North Pole. More » Pets & Animals Birds Penguins
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The North Pole's latitude is 90 degrees north, and the South Pole's latitude is 90 degrees south. The latitude indicates each geographic point's distance from the equator, which lies at zero degrees latitude. More » Geography Maps & Cartography

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The Arctic Circle is located 66.5 degrees north of the equator, which is at 0 degrees latitude. The area directly above the Arctic Circle pertains to the Arctic region, also known as the "Land of the Midnight Sun." More » Geography Maps & Cartography