Canada-Geography

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Rocky Mountains
mountains that extend north from the United States into western Canada
St. Lawrence River
important international waterway that links the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean
Niagara Falls
falls created by the waters of the Niagara River
Canadian Shield
region of rocky uplands, lakes, and swamps
Grand Banks
large fishing ground off the Atlantic coast near Newfoundland and Labrador
pulp
softened wood fibers used to make paper
newsprint
cheap paper used mainly for newspapers
Quebec
province of Canada, first settled by the French
provinces
administrative divisions of a country
British Columbia
province of Canada on the Pacific Coast
Toronto
Canada's largest city
Regionalism
strong connection that people feel toward their region.
Maritime
on or near the sea
Montreal
Canada's second-largest city, one of the world's largest French-speaking cities
Ottawa
Canada's national capital
Vancouver
city on the Pacific coast with strong trade ties to Asia
acid rain
rainfall made acidic by atmospheric pollution that it causes environmental harm, typically to forests and lakes. The main cause is the industrial burning of coal and other fossil fuels.
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