The Tundra is the coldest biome in the world. Also, the Tundra biome is a wasteland with permanently frozen dirt called permafrost. The Tundra biome types include the Alpine Tundra, Arctic Tundra, and the Antarctic Tundra. The Tundra biome is located mainly in the North Pole, South Pole, and Antarctica. The origin of the word "Tundra" comes from Finnish tunturi meaning treeless plain.