Arctic zone



the section of the earth’s surface lying between the Arctic Circle and the North Pole.
Historical Examples

The plant is widely distributed in the north temperate zone, extending into the Arctic Zone.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4 Various

Anywhere out of the Arctic Zone of the New England conscience.
Love in a Cloud Arlo Bates

The continents do not penetrate far enough into the Arctic Zone to develop a pure continental climate in the highest latitudes.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 5 Various

Every thing relating to the Arctic Zone is deeply interesting to me.
North-Pole Voyages Zachariah Atwell Mudge

The faunas of the temperate regions are much more varied than in the Arctic Zone.
The Theistic Conception of the World B. F. (Benjamin Franklin) Cocker

They are like tropical plants which find themselves in the Arctic Zone.
The Whole Armour of God John Henry Jowett

For with him, with the famous cruel five orchestral and nine piano pieces, we seem to be entering the Arctic Zone of musical art.
Musical Portraits Paul Rosenfeld

Only the cereal barley will grow there, and some of those hardy roots—the natives of an Arctic Zone.
The Hunters’ Feast Mayne Reid

In the Arctic Zone they form 10% of the flora; they will flourish in soils rich in humus which are too acid to support grasses.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 8 Various

From the equator to the Arctic Zone Death is ascribed in the lowest culture to witchcraft.
Comparative Religion J. Estlin Carpenter

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