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Prince Rupert - City of Rainbows
Transcript of Prince Rupert - City of Rainbows
(Where is PR)
Chapter 2 - Physical Geography
(Landforms Region, Climate)
Chapter 3 - Human Geography
Chapter 4 - Demographics
Chapter 5 - Conclusion Landforms Natural Landscape It is located in the Pacific Maritime ecozone, Western Cordillera landforms region which consists of Rocky Mountains, Appalachian Mountains and are located near the Pacific Ocean, Temperature Range : 1 to 14 degree celsius Humid Continental Climate Ocean - Located near the Pacific Ocean which brings cold and hot air from other places.
Nearness to Water & Relief - Located near the Pacific ocean and mountains witch causes its high precipitation. Gain its nickname - The City of Rainbows for its usual large amount of annual precipitation. (2552mm)
Is known as the wettest city in Canada.
Also known as the cloudiest city in Canada.
(255 days a year) (End of Spring-End of Fall) PRINCE
RUPERT Where is Prince Rupert, BC? Pacific
Ocean http://www.datesandthyme.com/study-in-canada Coast mountains Really steep and rugged
At tallest point, can find ice sheets and glaciers
Mostly made up of granite Fiord Are inlets of sea between high cliffs
Formed from retreating glaciers
Consists of some of the longest and deepest fiords in the world Pacific Maritime Landforms Region Lush Forests 50% of the ecozone is made up forested areas Beaches Flat Plains Massive Glaciers Located at the Northern Coast In Fraser Delta Along coastlines Hot Spots & Hot Springs Results of being in a part of the "Ring of Fire" Growing Season: 7 months, April to October http://www.grc.k12.nf.ca/climatecanada/prince_rupert.htm
also used for climate info. http://pacific-maritime0.tripod.com/id1.html pics of fiord "fjord"
http://www.touropia.com/beautiful-fjords-of-the-world/ CGC1D1-04 BTT101-02 Keeping, Savannah. Prince Rupert, BC. Web. 19 May. 2013.
Pacific Maritime Ecozone Landforms. Tripod. Web. 21 May. 2013.
Population /Demographics. City of Prince Rupert. Web. 30 May. 2013
Prince Rupert of the Rhine. 19 April. 2013. Wikipedia. Web. 3 May. 2013.
Prince Rupert Advantage. Prince Rupert and Port Edward. Web. 21 May.
Prince Rupert. 2011. BC Berries Vacations. Web. 4 May. 2013.
Prince Rupert Airport – Record Values. 7 May. 2013. Government of Canada.
Web. 15 May. 2013.
Study in Canada. 2013. Dates and Thyme. Web. 3 May. 2013.
Seafest 2013. Tourism Prince Rupert. Web. 15 May. 2013.
Seafest June 6 to 9. The City of Prince Rupert. Web. 30 May. 2013.
Ty L, Dave C. Pacific Maritime. Tripod. Web. 3 May. 2013.
Trip to Prince Rupert. 21 May. 2011. Wordpress. Web. 21 May. 2013. Chapter #1 Mostly mild and moderate weather, severe weathers are very rare.
Historical severe weathers in Prince Rupert:
Magnitude 8.1 earthquake - Aug 22, 1949
Lowest temperature (2011-2012) - 6.2°C
Highest temperature (2011-2012) - 10.8°C Human Geography Cultural Activities 54th Annual All-Native Basketball Tournament Largest percentage of population is at 50-54 years old.
24% of the population are in the work force.
Currently is a stable population. Location: Jim Ciccone Civic Centre
Date: February 10th - February 16
Time: 10am - 7:45pm Is the 54th annual tournament.
Activity had been held since 1959. Teams gathered from all across BC. http://northcoastreview.blogspot.ca/2013/02/54-years-and-counting-for-all-native.html Possibilities:
sustainable growth with less chance of over population.
Overpopulation of seniors in the far future In the Future Income 2006 Household Income
Avg Inc. Family Income - $56,670
Avg Inc. Married Families - $73,978Avg Inc. Common Law Families - $52,829Avg Inc. After Tax-All Families $50,359 Work Force Highest percentage of workers (30%)
only received high school diploma.
22% of workers had less than high school level education.
21% received College Diploma/University Certificate Language Spoken The top languages spoken in Prince Rupert are English, French and Punjabi. Migration Jan 2012 to Dec 2012
Immigrant to BC: 46572
Emmigrant from BC: 55229 Annually British Columbia added 24,692 people in 2012, 23% lower than 2011's immigration record and lowest since 2000. International Immigration added 7563 people to BC, 13% increased compare to 2011. On annual basis, II added 33349 people to BC 4% increase since 2011. Inter-provincial migration recorded a net loss of 2234 people in the 4th quarter of 2012. Mainly due to net loss of more than 2500 people to Alberta. History Original citizens of Prince Rupert were the Tsimshian First Nations, which had lived in Prince Rupert for thousands of years. The first group of out comers are from Hudson's Bay Company, who were mainly attracted by Prince Rupert's sea otter pelt. But the major factors that leads Prince Rupert to today's growth is mainly by its fishing industries and its connection with the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway. Major Factors that affects the climate Skeena River Nearby bodies of water:
Skeena River, Pacific Ocean Pacific Ocean Skeena R. Nearby Cities:
Prince George, Nainamo, Kambops Is located in one of the largest temperate rainforest in the world,
Provides large amount of to-be-processed raw materials
Near The Pacific Ocean
Provides a large amount of sea products
Provides the environment for many recreational activities, (Skiing, Skateboarding) Advantage of
Landscape Disadvantage of Landscape Special advantage of location Located at the coast of Pacific Ocean
Is the deepest ice-free natural harbour in North America
Closest North American West Coast port to Asia, uses only up to 3 days
Ice-free all year around even though located at northerly latitude
3rd deepest natural harbour in the world
Connected to the Canadian National, the most efficient route in North America. Near Mountains and located at Ocean coast,
Small area prevents city's population growth
Causes high precipitation
Jobs are mainly resource-based causes a lot of emigrations. Rocky Mountains Next to the Pacific Ocean Appalachian Mountains The city itself is located on flat plains, beside the city are rocky, Appalachian mountains, and the Pacific Ocean. How Might Climate Change Affect the City? Change of temperature
Would cause higher rates of emigration because its original climate is always moderate.
Change of precipitation rate
Immigration would increase, since high precipitation is always a push-factor for Prince Rupert's population. 3rd Annual Cemetery Day
4th Annual Prince Rupert Dragon Boat Day
18th Annual Winterfest
22nd Children's Festival
28th Annual Crest Glory Days
35th Annual Community Seafest
54th Annual All-Native Basketball Tournament Is the Host of many Annual Activities Diverse landscape provides the perfect environment for many recreational activities.
For example: Skiing, fishing, kayaking. 4th Annual Dragon Boat Day Date: May 25 2013
Location: Atlin Terminal Prince Rupert's Rainbow Warriors
Prince Rupert's dragon boat team, form by 29 team members, age ranges from 41-78, some survived from breast cancer, some had relatives or friends that did or did not survived. 35th Annual Community Seafest Theme: Celebrating a Community of Volunteers
Date: June 6-9
Events include: Show&Shine, Craft Fair, Soap Box Derby, 4on4 Street Hockey, Swim for Survival and more! Industries Location allows Prince Rupert to have access to a lot of raw materials, which also mean its job is primary Resource-based. Fishing
Forestry Secondary Industries
Shipbuilding Tertiary Industries Retail
Entertainment/Tourism http://m.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/industry-news/energy-and-resources/embattled-oil-producers-quietly-eye-rail-option/article6338051/?service=mobile Quaternary Industries Medical Research
Marine Studies http://www.skincancer.org/for-medical-professionals/research-grants Seaport Prince Rupert's port is the closest North American West Coast port to Asia, using only up to 3 days. Transportation http://princerupertrailimages.blogspot.ca/ http://www.250news.com/blog/view/22738/1/prince+rupert+port+plans+expansion Railway Connected to the CN (Canadian National).
The most efficient route in North America.
Provides access to major markets.
Example cities: Chicago, Memphis Fishing Known for some of its best salmon and halibut fishing in the world Resources Available Mainly forestry and fishing. Primary Industries Sustainable? Or not? If not controlling, these activities are very unsustainable. Since the main industries are focusing on fishing and forestry. Without proper control, these resources would decrease, and eventually become extinct. How to increase the sustainability in the community? Limit the number of fish of each types allowed to be fished in each periods of time.
Limit the amount of trees allowed to be cut down. And make laws of how many trees should be planted for the amount of trees cutted down.
Or, start up another industry and stop focusing on only 2 industries that is more sustainable. Ethnicity (In BC) English - 29.63% of population
Scottish - 20.32% of population
Canadian - 17.67% of population Religions (In BC) No religion - 36%
Protestant - 31%
Catholic - 17% Conclusion History Founded by Charles Malville Hays, general manager of Grand Trunk Pacific Railway.
Was incorporated on March 10 in 1910. Was originally planned for having berthing facilities for large ships, and develop into a major tourism industry, but the plan fail as Charles perished on the RMS Titanic. Later on fishing and forestry became the city's major industry. On 1947, pulp mill was added to PR's industries. Then later on grain and coal shipping terminals followed. Through the years 1960s to 1990s Prince Rupert slowly turned from a small town into a small city. KEY connections. Would I live in Prince Rupert? Is the land, air, water hub of BC. Had the closest North America port to Asia, which provides huge advantage to the province's resources transport and goods shipping. YES? NO? I would chose Prince Rupert as a vacation location but I would chose to live in Prince Rupert. Prince Rupert's landscape allows it to have easy access to many recreational activities but the mountains and ocean along side the city also limits the area of spaces in the city. It also have mild and moderate climate but it have huge amount of annual precipitation, restricting and preventing many outdoor activities to be completed. Another reason that makes me decide to not live in Prince Rupert is because of its small job diversity, landscape and resources available to the city limits its job to primary resource-base which means there are really little jobs in other areas. And lastly, it is a very small city which means there are limited amount of people you can meet and less activities that a big city can host. Future of Immigration Currently have stable population which means migration rate an population are balance, if continue on, the city would have about the same amount of population. Amy Rollo. City of Rainbows. 2007-2012. Online photograph. Web. 3 May.
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Photograph. Web. 30 May 2013. Citation Continue Citation Physical Geography Physical Geography continue NOT