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TitlePhysiographic Regions / Régions physiographiques
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AuthorGeomatics Canada
SourceAtlas of Canada 100 Anniversary Reference Map Series 9, 2006, 1 sheet
Year2006
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
Edition6
Documentserial
Lang.English; French
Maps1 map
Map Info.location, physiographic, 1:12,500,000
ProjectionLambert Conformal Conic Projection
Mediapaper; on-line; digital
RelatedThis publication is related to the following publications
File formatpdf; jpg
ProvinceBritish Columbia; Alberta; Saskatchewan; Manitoba; Ontario; Quebec; New Brunswick; Nova Scotia; Prince Edward Island; Newfoundland and Labrador; Northwest Territories; Yukon; Nunavut
NTS1; 2; 3; 10; 11; 12; 13; 14; 15; 16; 20; 21; 22; 23; 24; 25; 26; 27; 28; 29; 30; 31; 32; 33; 34; 35; 36; 37; 38; 39; 40; 41; 42; 43; 44; 45; 46; 47; 48; 49; 52; 53; 54; 55; 56; 57; 58; 59; 62; 63; 64; 65; 66; 67; 68; 69; 72; 73; 74; 75; 76; 77; 78; 79; 82; 83; 84; 85; 86; 87; 88; 89; 92; 93; 94; 95; 96; 97; 98; 99; 102; 103; 104; 105; 106; 107; 114O; 114P; 115; 116; 117; 120; 340; 560
Lat/Long WENS-141.0000 -50.0000 90.0000 41.7500
Subjectsphysiographic fr; physiography; physiographic subdivisions; physiographic provinces
Abstract(unpublished)
This map depicts Canada's 2 great parts: the Shield and the Borderlands. The Shield consists of a core of old, massive, Precambrian crystalline rocks and covers half the country including most of Quebec and Ontario, the majority of Nunavut and Manitoba and all of northern Saskatchewan and eastern Northwest Territories. The Borderlands regions are formed by younger rocks and surround the Shield. The Borderlands' 7 physiographic regions include: the Appalachians in Atlantic Canada, the St. Lawrence Lowlands in southern Quebec and Ontario, the Interior Plains in central and northern Canada, The Cordillera in Western Canada and 3 arctic regions: Arctic Coastal Plain, Arctic Lowlands and Innuitian.
GEOSCAN ID295429