9 L Geo Exam Review
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Capital city of Ontario
Capitol city of Canada
Used in road maps
Lines of latitude.
Measures how far away from the equator.
Lines of longitude
Measures how far away from the Prime Meridian.
Should be underlined at the top of the map.
One cm represents 10 km.
1: 200 000
describes symbols on a map
Bodies of Water on a map.
Only coloured blue.
never meet, always point upstream.
Examples include natural disasters
Examples include raising money for charity
contour line intervals
Used to indicate the height of land
Large movable plates under the Earth's surface.
The layer of hot, solid material between Earth's crust and core.
rock formed from cooled lava
Molten rock beneath the earth's surface
Does not move in a year because snowfall equals melting.
a glacier that moves down from a high valley
Great Lakes St. Lawrence Lowlands
The land form region of Barrie
Wrote many fantastic songs about Canada
Created theory about tectonic plates and continental drift
Area of Canada in a earthquake/volcano zone
formed by compression of smaller pieces
transformed by intense heat and pressure
Rock forced back under the earth's crust
mountains created by the bending of rock layers
A rocky land form region with many lakes that starts 50km north of Barrie
Town home to a winery in the Amazing Race Canada
Home to speed skating event in the 2010 Winter Olympics
Factors that affect climate
the distance from the equator measured in degrees
Make winters milder and summers cooler
Brings cold weather if from the north, warm from the south
Why mountain tops are snowy
Why Vancouver is so rainy
Precipitation that causes thunderstorms
when warm air mass meets a cold air mass
ocean current that affects climate
To cut all trees down in a specific area
An industry producing the raw materials that are eventually processed
An industry that takes raw materials and changes them into things that we can use
A downhill ski instructor works in a __________________ ; industry - tourism and recreation
High-technology sector of the economy
any light, easily cut wood; cone bearing or coniferous
dense wood from broad-leaved, mostly deciduous trees
In lumber towns, the people work for lumber industry.
In lumber towns, the people who work in support industries.
Great Lakes- Lake Winnipeg
Third largest Canadian fishery
Largest Canadian Fishery
supplying dry land with water by means of ditches etc
The #1 source of Canadian beef
The #1 source of Canadian forestry products.
Because the product will spoil they must be located close to cities
Can harm the environment if not used correctly
Gold, nickel, and iron ore
Northern Ontario or northern Quebec
Where you would look for gold
Open Pit Mine
minerals lie close to the surface mechanical diggers dig a big pit and haul them out
Oil, natural gas, and coal
Where water was contaminated by manure
Farmed prominently in Saskatchewan and stored in silos
underwater farming( aquaculture)
The #1 source in Metallic minerals
deep shafts or vertical tunnels are bored down into the earth
A person who searches for gold, silver, and other mineral resources
Cobalt, potash, sand and gravel
Oil, natural gas, and coal found mostly in Alberta
Gold, nickel, and iron ore
cutting down only some trees in a forest and leaving a mix of tree sizes and species behind
The movement in and out of an area; includes
immigration and emigration
When a person moves out of a country (or place);
this decreases that place's population
When a person moves into another country (or
place) ; this increases that place's population
When somebody dies, it decreases our population
Every child that is born increases our population
The first generation of Canadians born from immigrants
the official government survey that counts the population
people born from 1941- 1960; Canada's largest population group
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