The Hudson Bay Lowlands is the northernmost ecozone in Ontario, according to the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. Parks Canada states that the Arctic Lowlands is a region located in the southwestern Arctic Archipelago, and is identifiable by its barren islands and vast plains. Both occupy the central Canadian Arctic, and have a cold and dry climate.Know More
The Hudson Bay Lowlands makes up nearly 25 percent of Ontario, and contains 20 percent of Ontario's forests. It also contains Ontario's largest protected area, Polar Bear Provincial Park, which is found on the coast to the north. It is the only Ontario ecozone affected by saltwater tides. The forest in the Hudson Bay Lowlands is home to polar bear, arctic fox, arctic hare, moose and woodland caribou. Millions of migratory birds build nests in this region every summer.
The Arctic Lowlands encompasses a wide range of geographical features, from low-lying plains to massive cliffs. Some areas are covered in limestone, sand and gravel, while others are blackened by loose chunks of coal. The area has very sparse vegetation, and there are extensive stretches of land that are completely devoid of life. Although there is a small human population, the freezing temperatures make life difficult.Learn more about Earth Science
The Arctic lowlands were formed by sheets of ice moving across the land, called glaciation. As the glaciers moved across the lowlands, they dug up sediment and gave the surface a rolling, corrugated look.Full Answer >
The arctic lowlands consist of several barren low-lying islands with coastlines dominated by sheer, towering cliffs and frigid surrounding waters of the Atlantic that contain pieces of massive ice sheets. Together, the lowlands comprise the southwestern Arctic Archipelago. They vary in size and shape: some are small and unpopulated, while others, including Victoria Island, are much larger.Full Answer >
Arctic Cat parts are available through the company's main office in Ontario or through off-road recreational dealerships and repair shops throughout Canada. These include Chudds Powersports in Gimli, Manitoba and Central Sled & Cycle LTD in Wetaskiwin, Alberta. Arctic Cat sells snowmobiles, ROVs and ATVs.Full Answer >
The one and only known home for life, Earth is one of the most interesting planets of the solar system. Life on Earth is extremely diverse; however, relative to Earth's size, all of life is contained within a very thin layer of its surface and lower atmosphere.Full Answer >