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Term: Barrens Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: Areas of discontinuous vegetation cover in the polar semi-desert of the high arctic.  NSIDCCryosphere 

Areas of discontinuous vegetation cover in the polar semi-desert of the High Arctic  IPAPermafrost 

Any region that is devoid of vegetation or permits only the sparse growth of very few plant species. This term is most commonly applied to such terrain in polar regions.  AMSglossary 

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