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REGIONS OF CANADA

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REGIONS OF CANADA
Most Outstanding Physical Features
Western Mountains

The Interior Plains
The Canadian Shield


Beautiful nature!
Challenges
Natural disasters like landslides and forest fires
There are jagged rocks and mountains that makes it difficult to build roads or transportation.
Attractions
Snowy mountains are fun for people who enjoys winter activities
Breathtaking scenery
Parks, hot springs and lakes
Whistler B.C.
Longitude 50° N, Latitude 122° W

Culture features
Trails
Many people go and visit Whistler and stay in hotels or resorts
Zip lining, gondola and bungee jumping

Physical features
Located on a 2 base mountain (Black comb & Whistler)
Fresh water lakes
Forests

Climate
Summer: hot, warm, rainy, breezy & cold evenings
Winter: cold, snowy and breezy

Changes + Continuity
Before 1964 there were no roads, electricity, water or sewers
In 1966 it officially opened for skiers and the permanent population of whistler was 25 people
Now they have roads, electricity, water and sewers
Population increased to 9824 permanent residents and host 2 million visitors annually
Still lots of trees



(Cordillera Region)
Most Outstanding Physical Features
The Interior Plains is a region that has fields of grain or grasslands. It's flat with not that many rolling hills.
Attractions
The Interior Plains has a number of attractions such as, lakes, parks, museums, rodeos, stampedes, and malls!
Edmonton, AB
Latitude 54° N Longitude 114° W

Physical Features:
Flat land,
Less trees
Low grass

Cultural Features:
Many festivals/ events (in the summer)
Large art galleries
Musical performances

Climate:
Summer nights are cool
Very cold and long winters

Changes + Continuity:
Increase in population
Less trees
More pollution
No changes in temperature
Majestic Mountains
Still Lakes
Salmon Packed
Rivers
Green Forests
Friendly Animals
Mountainous Plateaus
Most Outstanding Physical
Features
The large masses of rock
Challenges
Exposed rock makes land unsuitable for agriculture
Also makes it very difficult for large scale settlement
Challenges
The Interior Plains has a risk of tornadoes, thunderstorms and earthquakes.
Attractions
The vast storehouse of minerals such as gold, copper, nickel, etc. attracts many miners
Beautiful landscapes and many lakes for swimming and fishing
Toronto, Ontario
Latitude: 43° N Longitude: 79° W
Cultural Features:
CN Tower
Toronto Zoo
Eaton Center

Physical Features:
Don River, Humber River, and Rouge River
Borders north shore of lake Ontario
Forests

Climate:
Winter: -15 to -30 degrees
Spring: -5 to 15 degrees
Summer +30 degrees

Change:
Growth of population
Grew by 1.0% from 2001 to 2006
Growing rapidly
Increase in immigrants
Low crime rate
Good schools
Multicultural
Most of Toronto's population is made up of immigrants


Continuity:
Buildings
The CN Tower has been there since 1974

Roads:
Roads from 1979 are still the same but roads have been added or remade
Steep Hills
by Julie, Marie, and Nia
THANK YOU
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