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The Interior Plains Geography

Socials 10 Presentation -Grade 9
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Danielle Dumrique

on 4 December 2013

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Transcript of The Interior Plains Geography

THE INTERIOR PLAINS
CLIMATE

Prairie grass(grasses grow as tall as a human)

Natural vegetation of Canadian prairies was pretty much grassland.
VEGETATION
ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
Past Economic
ECONOMIC
continental climate.
long hot summer
cold winters
very little rain
Prairies are ecosystems considered part of the temperate grasslands
ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
(PAST & PRESENT)
Rivers and lakes are overflowing.
Timber Harvesting
flooding, tornadoes
hail, dust rooms, blizzard, ice storms
sand dunes
(FUTURE)
FUTURE ECONOMIC
hunted Bisons
planted crops etc.
fur trading
made tools for hunting
(PRESENT)
farming
forestry
mining
oil & gas industries
DID YOU EVER WONDER WHY PEOPLE LIVED IN THE INTERIOR PLAINS?
By: Sahejpaul Nanua
Joie Ragasa
Nicole SherGill
Danielle Dumrique

green environment
boreal forests gradually become tundra towards the Arctic Ocean.
less farming
bigger industries (oil and gas)
more mining
BIBILIOGRAPHY:
http://gcchs.gypsd.ca/sonrise/pdf/mrbsocial.pdf

http://prezi.com/x4u33y99y0qn/interior-plains-of-canada/

http://www.parc.ca/pdf/research_publications/summary_docs/SD2008-01.pdf

WIKIPIDEA
warmer temperature will increase the chances of precipitation

air pollution

flooding and severe drought
Here are SOME of the reasons why:
The plains have very good climate and vegetation.
Its environment is surrounded of resources (e.g food such as crops, wheat and barley)
successful economic.
Contemporary Challenges
& Climate Change
The climate in the Interior Plains is very humid. It is combined with the flat land that makes it an ideal climate to grow grain and corn.
Tends to change quickly without warning.
1. How would climate change effect the Interior Plains' environment?
2. Why would contemporary challenges harm The Interior Plains?
QUESTIONS
THE END
tundra
boreal forest
to
3. How would global warming harm the Interior Plains?
TOPOGRAPHY
- Divided into Central Lowlands and Great Plains.

-Central Lowland rises 600-1500 m above sea level.

-Gently rolling,little hills ,gradually sloping from east to west.
THE INTERIOR PLAINS
green environment
prairie grasses
boreal forest
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