The emissions of frozen CO2 and the tundra around the Arctic Ocean have already begun as it thaws.
Hold the Dark is set in the Alaskan wilderness, in an isolated village at the lip of the tundra.
an Arctic steppe, 1841, from Russian tundra, from Lappish tundar "elevated wasteland."
Note: There are no trees on the tundra: the vegetation is primarily lichens and mosses.
Note: Tundra is widespread in Lapland and in the far northern portions of Alaska, Canada, and the Soviet Union.