Arc­tic Cordillera

Canadian Wildlife - - CANADA’S ARCTIC -

Av­er­age tem­per­a­tures: from -2 C to 6 C in sum­mer and -35 C to -16 C in win­ter Land­scape: Moun­tain­ous with po­lar ice fields and deep val­leys; ice and rock cover 75 per cent of this zone; mostly non-veg­e­tated Wildlife: Po­lar bears and seabirds are found along coasts. Shel­tered val­leys are home to the Arc­tic fox, Arc­tic hare, er­mine, col­lared lem­ming and birds such as the snow bunting Pop­u­la­tion: about 1,100

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