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Arctic Lowlands - Wikipedia


The Arctic Lowlands and Hudson Bay Lowlands are a physiographic division, lying between ... However, the Paleozoic sedimentary rock, from which the Lowlands are formed, contains lignite (a form of c...

How were the Arctic lowlands formed? | Reference.com


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 ...

Arctic Lowlands


Low-lying, barren islands in the southwestern Arctic Archipelago distinguish this ... The coastlines of these islands range from extensive lowlands to spectacular ...

Hudson Bay - Infoplease


Hudson Bay occupies the southernmost portion of the Hudson Bay Lowlands, a depression in the Canadian Shield formed during the Pleistocene epoch by the ...


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... Hudson Bay Lowlands; Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Lowlands; Appalachian ... The Rocky Mountains are formed of folded and faulted sedimentary rock ... This region extends from the US border in the south to the Arctic Ocean in the north.

CANADA - Information dealing with our natural environment


Tiny marine life trapped in the sediment formed oil and natural gas deposits that gathered in ... In the Arctic archipelago, the frozen islands of the Canadian north, ... Two other lowland areas border the shield: the Hudson Bay Lowlands and the  ...

Regional Overview | Natural Resources Canada


Feb 9, 2016 ... The Arctic Lowlands, which form part of the Arctic Archipelago, .... of the Arctic Ocean, Beaufort Sea, Hudson Bay, Foxe Basin, Baffin Bay and ...

Manitoba :: Hudson Bay Lowland and Arctic Region -- Kids ...


In Manitoba the Hudson Bay Lowland and a portion of Canada's vast Arctic Region form a coastal plain 100 miles (160 kilometers) deep along Hudson Bay ...

Nunavut | history - geography - territory, Canada | Britannica.com


Created in 1999 out of the eastern portion of the Northwest Territories, Nunavut ... The Arctic Archipelago consists of lowlands in the south that rise to the Innuitian .... Settlements on the west coast of Hudson Bay and in Keewatin region are ...

Hudson Bay - New World Encyclopedia


Jan 23, 2009 ... It is connected with the Arctic Ocean to the north by the Foxe Channel and the Fury and Hecla Strait. .... In early November ice at Hudson Bay begins to form ... A large portion of the lowlands in the province of Ontario is part of ...

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Physiographic Regions - The Canadian Encyclopedia


... regions: Arctic Lands, Cordillera, Interior Plains, Hudson Bay Lowland, ... Glaciation over much of northern Canada formed a landscape similar to an upright ...

Landforms and Climate of the Hudson Plains Ecozone


To the north, the plains shoulder the waters of Hudson Bay and James Bay. ... slowly from sea level, this flat lowland reaches an average elevation of just 120 metres. ... lakes -- Agassiz and Ojibway -- were formed along the margins of the retreating ice. ... Cold, dry arctic air typically lingers over the area throughout winter.

Hudson Bay | sea, Canada | Britannica.com


May 26, 2015 ... Hudson Bay, inland sea indenting east-central Canada. ... Ocean via the Hudson Strait (northeast) and with the Arctic Ocean via the Foxe Channel (north). ... is a marsh-ridden lowland fed by lake waters and turbulent rivers. ... a set of islands and has cliffs formed of geologically ancient Precambrian (more ...