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Ontario and Quebec.odt

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Department
Geography
Course
GEOG 309
Professor
Geraldine Akman
Semester
Winter

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Regions of CanadaOntario and QuebecBoth share the great lakes regionas well as the Canadian shieldand some of the hudson bay lowlandOntarioBordered by Manitoba Hudsons bay Quebec and the Great LakesPhysical attributes108 of the total area of CanadaGreat lakes is good for agriculture Canadian shield is good for mining forestry and tourismHudsons bay lowlands very good for hunting and trapping very sparsely inhabited population is mainly CreeGentle slope of northern land which is not conducive to hydroelectric damsComposed of great lakes subarctic and arctic climatic zonesSouthern Ontario is the most favoured physical area in Canada93 of Ontarians live in southern OntarioLocation is central in Canada and close in proximity to the industrial heartland of the USAMany automobile assembly plants along the border with the USAGreat lakes provide low cost transportationStLawrence seaway and Welland Canal facilitate trade with the USAWelland Canal Strategic link between lake Ontario and Lake ErieQuebecBordered by Newfoundland and Labrador New Brunswick Hudsons Bay OntarioPhysical Attributes155 of Canadas AreaGreat Lakes is good for agriculture and ManufacturingNorthern Quebec is made up of the Canadian Shield and the Hudson bay lowlands
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