Meaning of low Arctic in English:

low Arctic

Pronunciation /ˌləʊ ˈɑːktɪk/


  • Designating the part of the Arctic lying between the high Arctic and the subarctic, whose southern boundary lies approximately at the northern limit of tree growth; of, relating to, or inhabiting these regions.

    Most of the low Arctic is covered with vegetation of the tundra type, with some shrubs.


  • With the. The low Arctic regions.


1920s; earliest use found in Geografiska Annaler. From low + Arctic, after high Arctic.