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geography

physical regions, characteristics, in which province is it found?
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appalachian Region
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS:
- Rolling hills
- Valleys and small mountains
- Coastal fjords
- Large deposits
FOUND:
- Newfoundland and Labrador
- New Brunswick
- Nova Scotia
- Quebec
- PEI
Artic Region
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS:
- Plains, lowlands and mountains
- Fold Mountains called the Innuitian Mountains
- Harsh climate
- They have deposits of oil and natural gas
FOUND:
- Nunavut
- Northwest Territories
- Yukon
Canadian Shield
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS:
- One of the oldest areas in the world
- Flat, bare rock with lakes and wetlands
- It is hard to farm
- Many valuable minerals
FOUND:
- Quebec
- Manitoba
- Saskatchewan
- Ontario
- Northwest Territories
- Nunavut
Cordillera Region
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS:
- Mountains rances, plateaus, trenches and valleys
- Youngest landform in Canada
- Formed by the plates colliding
- This process left rich minerals
- Areas like the Fraser River Valley = rich agriculture
FOUND:
- British Columbia Yukon Alberta
- NorthWest Territories
Interior Plains
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS:
- River valleys, flat land and rolling hills
- Large deposites of fossil fuels, oil and natural gas
- Large flat areas are good for gazing animals
FOUND:
- Alberta
- Saskatchewan
- Manitoba
- Northwest Territories
St Lawrence Lowlands
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS:
- They are between the great lakes
- Old shorelines of an ancient lake created bluffs
- Many fertile areas of sand soils
- Natives and the Europeans to establish stable communties
FOUND:
- Ontatrio
- Quebec
- Newfoundland and Labrador