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The Fundy National Park

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Tasnia Kazi

on 7 April 2013

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There are many tourist attractions such as the Bay of Fundy, which is one of the worlds greatest natural wonders, the Headquarters area, and Wolfe Lake area. BY: ASHIKA & TASNIA Fundy National Park ECOZONE AND PURPOSE The entrance board to Fundy Park. • Fundy National Park is located in the Appalachians Landform Region which is made out of sedimentary rocks. LANDFORM REGIONS MAIN ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES The Fundy National Park is located in the Atlantic Maritime Ecozone. The purpose of the Fundy Park is for people to come and enjoy the natural beauty. This is the Stonehammer Geopark, an amazing cave in the Fundy National Park. •The Appalachians were formed 300 million years ago. •The layers of sedimentary rock were pushed up from the ancient seas by the North American Plates that collided with the European and North African Plate during the formation of Pangea and the end of the Paleozoic Era. The Fundy Park is located in the Greenery of the Appalachian Mountains. •Average temperature is 22 degrees celcius in the park and around 6 degrees celcius on the shore. A moose trying to climb the mountain. MAP LOCATION IN CANADA OF FUNDY NATIONAL PARK SUMMER ACTIVITIES Bird Watching, Boating, Camping, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking, Lawn Bowling, Mountain Biking, Picnicking, Playing Area, Swimming, and Tennis. Sometimes there is special events at Fundy. Some of these events are Canada Day Festival, Christmas Bird Count, and Fundy Loppet (A Cross-Country Skiing Event). SPECIAL EVENTS Canoeing in the high tide at the Bay of Fundy Bird Watching Outdoor Camping Golfing Mountain Biking Special Event WINTER ACTIVITIES Cross Country Skiing, Snowshoeing and Winter Walking, Sliding and Tobogganing. TOURIST ACTIVITIES Cross Country Skiing Snowshoeing and Winter Walking Sliding and Tobogganing TOURIST ATTRACTIONS Bay of Fundy on a low tide. Bay of Fundy on a high tide. Since the park has a natural beauty that you can't see at most places you must pay an entrance fee or buy a seasonal pass. A beach at Fundy Park. 150 years ago in the early settlement the villages were supported by the lumber industry and sawmills. People working in the lumbermill. TYPE OF SOIL The Fundy National Park is in the Wet-Climate soil region. The Wet-Climate region has a leeched soil which means that the plants have a difficulty in receiving the nutrients. The soil is not rich. Leeched Soil •Southern New Brunswick has warm summers with fog and cold winters with snow. The fog is created when warm and cool currents meet. •They have cool summers and mild winters, and less snow in the Bay of Fundy. •The climate zone in Fundy Park is the Atlantic Maritime. CLIMATE LARGEST CITY The largest city near Fundy National Park is Saint John. The size of Saint John in the urban area is about 326km 2 and the metro area is about 3363km 2 . The city of Saint John. NATURAL VEGETATION Fundy park is part of the Appalachian Mountains range and is in the mixed forest region. Acadian forest is a mix of red spruce, balsam fir, yellow birch, white birch and maples. There is very few natural vegetation because of the leeched soil. This is a picture of the Acadian forest. WILDLIFE Birds: Pileated Wood-Peckers, Juncos, White-Winged Crossbills, Great Blue Herons, and Cormorants. Pileated Wood-Pecker White Winged Crossbill Great Blue Heron Amphibians: Frogs, Toads, Spring Peepers (frog), American Toads, Pickerel Frogs, Leopard Frogs, Bullfrogs, and Salamanders. Leopard Frog Eastern Garter Snake Mammals: Snowshoe Hare, Chipmunk, Red Squirrel, Little Brown Bat, Eastern Coyote, White-Tailed Deer, Moose, Mice, Raccoon, Black Bear, Beaver, and The Northern Flying Squirrel. Reptiles: Eastern Garter Snake, Red-Bellied Snake, and Ring-Necked Snake. Snowshoe Hare Ring-Necked Snake Red Squirrel Red-Bellied Snake Little Brown Bat Thanks for listening to our presentation! Junco Cormorant Salamander Black Bear The Northern Flying Squirrel
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