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Department
Geography
Course
GEOG 2RC3
Professor
Walter Peace
Semester
Fall

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Geography 2RC3 lecture 1 jan92014PART 1 The physical Environment Canadas physiogeographic RegionsPurposeTo describe Canadas physical geographyTo consider the relationship between Canadas physical and human geographiesTo examine the nature of environmental issues in CanadaQuestions1Where is Niagara falls2Where was Niagara falls 10000 years ago3Why is the second question above necessaryNiagara fallsThen and NowSince the end of the last ice age 12000 ya Niagara falls has retreated about 8km up the Niagara RiverSince Father Louis Hennepin saw the falls in 1678 retreat300mExplanation for retreatrecessiongeologic composition of Niagara EscarpmentThe physical Environmentwhy is Canadas physical geography so essesntial to and understanding of its regional geography Bone 2014 29Physical landscapes differ in terms of oLandformsoGeologyoClimateoVegetationoSoils
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