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Department
History
Course
HIST 2100
Professor
Jason Wilson
Semester
Fall

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Chapter 1: Canada—A Birds Eye View 1. The Physical Environment a. Canada covers over 7% of the worlds surface—only Russia is larger b. The last ice age reached its maximum extent about 20,000 years ago c. 6 major physiographic regions i. atlantic and gulf 1. also known as the Appalachians 2. ancient rounded hills and plateaus 3. near the coast, precipitation is heavy and temperatures are less extreme than in the drier inland areas 4. 80% of the maritime is forested ii. great lakes-st. Lawrence lowlands 1. gentle rolling hills 2. fertile soil, lakes and rivers iii. Canadian shield
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