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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]

Other uses[edit]

  • Carlo Boreal, a fictional character in Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy
  • Le Boreal, a French cruise ship
  • Borealism, the exoticisation of the northern regions of the Earth and their cultures

See also[edit]