EESA06H3 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Leslie Street Spit, Kidd Mine, Glacial Lake Iroquois

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UTSC
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Environmental Science
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EESA06H3
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Module 4: The Anthropocene
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1. what is mined at the Red Lake Camp?
- Gold
2. What commodity was primarily mined after WW2 near Wawa?
- Iron
3. What commodity is found in the Ring of Fire?
- Chromite
4. Where is road salt mined in Southern Ontario
- Eastern Shore of Lake Huron
5. From which region did Paleoindians extract copper to use in trade?
- Lake Superior
6. On what geographical feature is mining principally concentrated on in Northern Ontario?
- Sudbury impact
7. What can be mined by pumping brine out of a well and evaporating it at the surface?
- Salt
8. What commodity is used to make fabric softener and fertilizer?
- Salt
9. What element is “Pitchblende” rich in?
- Uranium
10. What metal was crucial for strengthening alloys during WWII?
- Nickel
11. Why isSubsidence” an issue?
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Module 4: The Anthropocene
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- The land surface becomes unstable and prone to cave -ins
12. What are “tailings”?
- Waste rock created during mining activities
13. What is silicosis?
- A lung disease caused by breathing fine rock dust
14. What is an unintended side - effect of the stabilization of Scarborough Bluffs?
- Degradation of Toronto islands because of a decrease in the longshore sediment flow
15. What is the prime issue for canals built into Champlain Sea sediments?
- They are prone to collapse
16. Why is Ganaraska the dustbowl of Ontario?
- Rampant deforestation erosion of exposed soils
17. On what geomorphic feature is Kerncliff Park located?
- The Niagara Escarpment
18. Large barren hills under urban centres are usually what?
- Landfills
19. What was the fate of many lagoons in major urban centers on Lake Ontario?
- Infilled for industrial and infrastructural purposes
20. Approximately, how many abandoned waste sites are there in Ontario?
- 1200
21. Where does silt dredged from the inner harbour of Toronto end up?
- Behind the Leslie Street Spit
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Module 4: The Anthropocene
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22. At what rate is Niagara Falls retreating today?
- 30cm/year
23. On what geomorphic feature was the Schoellkopf power station built?
- The Niagara Gorge
24. Toronto Islands are a natural feature which originally formed as a sandpit but has separated from the mainland over time?
- True
25. Which of these is a base metal?
- Zinc, copper, nickel, iron, lead
26. What is primarily mined at the Kidd Creek Mine
- Base Metals
27. What was found at Goderich
- salt
28. Where is the most nickel mined in Ontario
- Sudbury
29. What commodity is used to make ceramics?
- Feldspar minerals
30. What was found at Petrolia?
- Oil
31. What is the community of cobalt famous for?
- Silver
32. What commodity is of prime important for the construction of roads and concrete structures?
- aggregate
33. What commodity is used to make corrosion resistant coating?
- Chromium
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Document Summary

Chromite: where is road salt mined in southern ontario. Zinc, copper, nickel, iron, lead: what is primarily mined at the kidd creek mine. Base metals: what was found at goderich salt, where is the most nickel mined in ontario. Nickel and gold: canals such as the chippewa queenston canal provide drinking water to the greater toronto area. False: areas of farmland like this one near temiskaming were once underlain by glacial lakes. The marshy land once occupying the back of the embayment has been eroded. Question bank: please upload your question and answer word by word. (don"t write the overlapping ones: this straight river in the picture above is an artificial feature. By longshore drift of sand from scarborough bluffs. Uranium: what was mined at kirkland lake, what commodity was mined from the atikokan region following wwii, what commodity is elliot lake famous for, what commodity is something ancient black smokers , which of these is a base metal>

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