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Transcript of Innuitian Mountains
Location: Where is your Region located?
Physical Features: What are the “natural (Non-animal) features” think Geography Picture Dictionary: Mountains, Forests, Lakes, Rivers, jungles, etc....
Biological Features: What wildlife, animals, are in the region?
Resources: transportation, types of minerals, energy sources renewable and non-renewable resources, sources of hydro electricity etc.
People: Major cities, population, etc
The Innuitian Mountains has very few animals. Most of the animals that live in the Innuitian Mountains are animals that are able to survive in very cold conditions. Lot's of Polar Bears like to live in the Innuitian Mountains. Their sharp claws help them walk on the ice and clime steep snow hills.Othert animals in Nunavut include mammals such as the caribou, muskox, wolf, wolverine, fox, , and hare.
Landform Regions of Canada
The Innuitian Mountains are located north of the Arctic Lowlands and surrounded by the Arctic Ocean. The mountains are in the Northwest Territories which is one of Canada's Arctic territories. The Innuitian Mountains are also located in the northern part of Canada. The closest major city near the Innuitian Mountains is Iqaluit. The Innutitian mountains extend from Southwest to Northeast across many arctic islands for about 13, 000 km and reaches heights of about 1 830 meters or more. The area is also considered part of the Arctic Archipelago.
Innuitian Mountains : Location
A short but intense summer produces many small but brilliant flowers, including purple saxifrage,sedge, louse-worts, fireweed, and wintergreen.
Major Cities include:
Pond Inlet- One of Canada's Jewel of the North
Clyde River- Located in the Baffin Mountains
Broughton Island- The biggest island
The Innuitian Mountains has metallic minerals such as iron and zinc and non- metallic minerals including coal.The main natural resources of the Innuitian Mountains are: Gold, Lead, Zinc, Copper, Nickel and Diamond mining.
The population of the Innuitian Mountains is only 29,474.
Some popular tourism attractions are Sirmilik National Park located in Bylot Island, Pond Inlet and Mokka Fjord, where people can row boats beside it and stare at the iceberg. Many people visit these areas because there are many beautiful view's of large mountains to see. In Pond Inlet, boat rides and tradition galleries are often offered to visitors.
There are mainly 4 major industries of the Innuitian Mountains including: Fishing, Mining, Fur Trading, Hunting, and also Whaling, which is the biggest. Whaling is the hunting of whales mainly for meat and oil.
Pond Inlet, Nunavut
Sirmilik National Park
Most of the Innuitian Mountains landforms are shaped by ice sheets and glaciers. The spectacular valley and fiord landscape
of parts of the archipelago was shaped during the glacial periods. On Baffin Island, the Laurentide ice spilled over the height-of-land and out toward Baffin Bay, carving out deep valleys and fjords, some reaching depths of more than 900 meter's. The Innuitian Region is surrounded by the Arctic Ocean. However, there are waterways that are nearby, such as Parry Channel and Baffin Bay.
Laurentide Ice Spill