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Canada: Physical Features

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The Pacific Ocean
borders Canada to the west.
The Atlantic Ocean
borders Canada to the east.
The Canadian Shield
takes up nearly 1/2 of Canada's land. It is rich in natural resources (trees, minerals & water).
The Hudson Bay
is a gulf in east-central Canada. It connects to both the Arctic & Atlantic Oceans.
The Great Lakes
are 5 freshwater lakes on the border between Canada & the United States.
H.O.M.E.S.
H=Lake Huron
O=Lake Ontario
M=Lake Michigan
E=Lake Erie
S=Lake Superior
The Rocky Mountains
are a mountain chain in western Canada & the United States.
The Appalachian Mountains
are a mountain chain in eastern Canada & the United States.
The St. Lawrence River
connects the Great Lakes with the Atlantic Ocean.
The St. Lawrence Seaway
was completed in 1959 by the U.S. & Canada. It is a series of locks, canals and dams.