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Geo 2RC3 Lecture 3

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Department
Geography
Course
GEOG 2RC3
Professor
Walter Peace
Semester
Winter

Description
Hudson Bay Lowlands - See p41-42 - 3.5% of Canada’s landmass - Low-lying, poorly drained landscape (muskeg) - Underlain by sedimentary rocks Arctic Lands (Archipelago) - See p42-43 - 10% of Canada’s landmass - Pre-Cambrian crystalline (igneous) rock overlain by Paleozoic sedimentary rock - Ellesmere Island - Tree found on the island - Climate could’ve been different; location of the island could’ve been different in past Appalachian Uplands - See p.43-44 - 2% of Canada’s landmass - Very old, heavily-eroded mountains (Taconic Mountains) - Geologically complex (sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic rocks) as a result of two periods of orogenesis (440 mya and 350 mya) Great Lakes – St. Lawrence Lowlands - See p.44-45 -
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