Boreal
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Boreal

Northern; from the Greek name for the Goddess of the North Wind. A boreal forest is the set of forest ecosystems than can survive in the north.

Boreal

Pertaining to cool or cold temperature regions of the northern hemisphere; the northern coniferous zone.

Boreal

A period of more continental climate 5000 to 7000 years ago identified as part of the Blytt– Sernander sequence of inferred climates in northern Europe.

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