Definitions for "Subpolar"
geographically, the region immediately equatorward of the Arctic and Antarctic circles; climatically, winters are long and extremely cold, and summers are very short; only one month per year has a monthly average warmer than 10º C (50º F); as a rule, the ground is completely covered by snow for at least half a year; the region between the tundra and cold temperate forests or steppes.
The region bordering the polar region, between 50° and 70° North and South latitude. This is generally an area of semi-permanent low pressure that exists and where the Aleutian and Icelandic Lows may be found. However, a dome of high pressure may form over the cold continental surfaces during the winter, for example, the North American High and the Siberian High.
Keywords:  poles, situated, below
Situated below the poles.