Boreal

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Boreal, meaning "(far) northern" in Latin and Greek, may refer to:

Climatology and geography[edit]

  • Boreal (age), the first climatic phase of the Blytt-Sernander sequence of northern Europe, during the Holocene epoch
  • Boreal climate, a climate characterized by long winters and short, cool to mild summers
  • Boreal ecosystem, an ecosystem with a subarctic climate in the Northern Hemisphere
  • Boreal forest, a biome characterized by coniferous forests
  • Boreal Sea, a Mesozoic-era seaway

Companies and organizations[edit]

  • Boreal Design, a Canadian-based company that produces polyethylene and composites kayaks
  • Boreale, a Quebec microbrewery
  • Boreal Mountain Resort, a ski resort in the Lake Tahoe area of California
  • Boreal Norge, a Norwegian public transport operator
  • Boreal Bay Lodge, a fishing and hunt camp in the Lake of the Woods area in Canada
  • Boreal, a Spanish outdoor equipment manufacturer
  • Collège Boréal, a francophone college in Ontario, Canada
  • Boreal Silks, selling silk scarves hand dyed in Oregon, USA.

Other uses[edit]

  • Carlo Boreal, a fictional character in Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy
  • Le Boreal, a French cruise ship

See also[edit]