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tundra (noun) The vast flat treeless regions of land in the north of Russia, and near the north pole.
Tundra is the vast areas of treeless plains in the far northern parts of the globe. There the soil below the ground is always frozen.
- As the ground below the tundra is always frozen, there is no vegetation there. These vast plains of treeless land are found in the northern parts of Russia, Canada, etc.
- The tundra is supposed to have vast resources of minerals and metals under their surface. The vast stretch of treeless land is believed to have large quantities of minerals and metals.