EF- Polar Ice Cap

Average Temperature: 0°C (32°F) or less for warmest month

Precipitation: Generally greater than potential evaporation, mostly falls as snow

Locations:  Interior Greenland, most of Antarctica, and most of Arctic Islands

Flora (Plants): Seaweed, Lichen, Moss, Algae, Small Shrub

Fauna (Animals): Musk Ox, Polar Bears, Seals, Krill, Fish, Whales, Walruses,Foxes, Snowy Owls, Penguins, Caribou

Characteristics: No summer and all average monthly temperatures below freezing. Low evaporation due to cold temperatures.

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