Definitions for "Boreal forest"
Keywords:  taiga, coniferous, spruce, fir, tundra
This type of forest is found in places where glaciers have been in the past, most of the soil has been pushed away by the ice leaving only a thin layer of soil with which plants can grow from.
Forest type common to the northern Adirondacks and highlands. It's the mix of a temperate forest and a tiaga forest.
northern forest, often growing on permafrost with little precipitation