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BEST PLACE TO LIVE: Ranking the regions

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Transcript of BEST PLACE TO LIVE: Ranking the regions

6.Arctic
5. St.Lawrence Lowlands
Some of the major occupations are farming and making objects like transportation vehicles and toys.
4.Appalachian
Some of the landforms found in this region are low mountains, flat uplands, forests, rocky cliffs, and many islands.
3.Canadian shield
In the Canadian Shield region there are not many jobs.The biggest industry is forestry followed by mining and farming.
2.Western Cordillera
The western cordillera is made up of 3 sections; The eastern mountains, Interior Plateaus, Coast Mountains. The eastern mountains are made up of rocky mountains and columbia mountains. The interior plateaus is made up by volcanic activity. The coast mountains were made up from converging plate movement.
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BEST PLACE TO LIVE: Ranking the regions
1.Interior Plains
much of arctic has a mostly cold climate .The Arctic's poor agriculture conditions make limit the things at which are able to grow there and are what contribute to it being the worst region to live in.
There are many coniferous trees in this region
Western Cordillera Continued..
near the shore during the fall and winter the climate is very wet, with a lot of precipitation and the summers are usually cool. inland there is lots of snow, the climate gets colder with more elevation.
The Cordillera region tends to be prone to flooding and earthquakes.
This region is ranked #2 because there are many things to do and see here and the weather can be quite nice
There are many things to do here such as hiking, skiing, snowboarding, swimming, fishing ect.
Some landforms found in the region are hills, cliffs, low mountains, forests, wide river valleys, sand dunes and prairie grass. The landscape of the Interior Plains region can be described as mainly flat with prairie grasslands.
vegetation includes grasses with long roots like bluestems, June grass and porcupine grass as well as pine, spruce and fir trees
major occupations are in farming, forestry, mining, and the oil and gas industries.
Interior Plains Continued..
the climate varies, summers can be between 10ºC and 30ºC. Winters are cold. January can be between -10ºC and -30ºC.
The interior plains is rated as the best place to live because of its varying climate, activities and many jobs
The landscape in this region can be described as rocky with many different types of bodies of water. some of the bodies of water in this region are Great Slave Lake, Lake Athabasca, Reindeer Lake and part of Lake Superior.
The Canadian Shield does not have many sports. One of the major sports is hockey followed by skiing.
Canadian Shield Continued...
The climate in the northern part of the Canadian Shield is long, cold winters and short, warm summers. The southern part of the Canadian Shield has cold, snowy winters and warm summers.
The vegetation is mostly trees. Some of the trees are coniferous trees and deciduous. It is all mixed in the southern part of the Canadian Shield. The forests are mixed with birch trees, aspen trees, tamarack trees, black and white spruce tress, willow trees, hemlock trees, pine trees and balsam fir tress.
The canadian shield is ranked third because although it may lack occupations the scenery is beautiful and it'd be a good place to get outside and spend time with the family.
Some of the landforms found in this region are large bodies of water, fertile soil, forests and hills.Large bodies of water found in this region include the St. Lawrence River, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan and Lake Superior.
Sporting and recreational activities include swimming, hockey, lacrosse, badminton, soccer, football, golf and baseball.
St. Lawrence Lowlands Continued...
Summers are the hottest in Canada. Winters are fairly cold and can drop to - 30 degrees Celsius.
The vegetation includes maple trees, walnut, oak, spruce, hemlock, sassafras, fin, and tobacco plants.
Some of major occupations are found in the farming, fishing, forestry, and mining
Sporting and recreational activities include whale watching, fishing, lobster netting, hunting, hiking, visiting historical sites, and tourism.
Appalachian Continued...
In the summer it's not too hot. In the winter it's not too cold. The climate in the Appalachian region can be described as cool and wet for most of the year.
The vegetation includes mixed forests. Mixed forests have deciduous trees and coniferous trees. Dead maples, Star flowers, violets, aspen, mountain ash, red spruce, white pine, hemlock, apple trees and sugar maple trees
The Appalachians are ranked number 4 because the climate is said to be fairly mild most of the time and is at high risk of flooding.
The St. Lawrence Lowlands are ranked number 5 because due to the production of transportation vehicles pollution is increased and more toxins are in the air.
landforms such as pingos can be found here. they also include glaciers, plains, islands, and lowlands.bodies of water found here Arctic Ocean, Davis Strait, Baffin Bay, Fox Bay, Great Bear Lake, half of Hudson Bay and Pond Inlet.
Some of these major occupations are fishermen, seamstress, carpenters, hunters, oil and gas workers and gold miners.
Sports and recreational activities include hunting, ice fishing, dog sledding, skiing, making snowmen
Summers are somewhat warm because of warm winds throughout the summer. Winters can be mild as well as very cold and snowy
The vegetation includes shrubs, sledges, lichens, and,small flowering plants.
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