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Hudson Bay Lowlands


Hudson Bay Lowlands are a vast wetland located between the Canadian Shield and southern ... Plants from more temperate regions mix with arctic species. ... east, and covers around 25 percent of Onta...

Hudson Bay Lowlands


Apr 21, 2010 ... Though only at the distance of two miles, so low and flat was the land, that it appeared ten miles off, and scarcely a tree was to be seen.

Physiographic Regions - The Canadian Encyclopedia


... regions: Arctic Lands, Cordillera, Interior Plains, Hudson Bay Lowland, ... but later usage limited its application to physical geography in particular and, more ...

Landforms and Climate of the Hudson Plains Ecozone


To the north, the plains shoulder the waters of Hudson Bay and James Bay. ... Rising slowly from sea level, this flat lowland reaches an average elevation of just 120 metres. ... Cold, dry arctic air typically lingers over the area throughout winter.

Landform Regions of Canada


4. Great Lakes-St.Lawrence. Lowlands. 5. Appalachian. 6. Hudson Bay Lowlands - Arctic. Lowlands. 7. ... land clearing. – Animals that characterize the ... A mountain range in Canada's Arctic territories of Nunavut and the. Northwest Territories.

Hudson Bay Lowlands Proposed Protected Areas - Province of ...


the Hudson Bay Lowlands region that still need to be protected. ... for traditional land uses, such as hunting and trapping, for future ... Arctic biota and geology.

Hudson Bay Ecozone - Canada's Arctic


The Hudson Bay Lowlands surrounding the Bay have many characteristics that ... Lying beneath the watersogged land is the largest store of peat in North America. ... and long-tailed ducks, use the Hudson Bay Lowlands as breeding grounds.

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


Land. Relief and drainage. Nunavut [Credit: Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc.] ... 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 ... The use of Inuktitut is promoted in the schools, and the federal Department of Indian ...

Hudson Bay | sea, Canada | Britannica.com


May 26, 2015 ... Hudson Bay, inland sea indenting east-central Canada. ... Atlantic 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. .... Its 15 small atolls and islands have a total land area comparable to that.

Carbon storage and potential methane production in the Hudson ...


Jun 11, 2014 ... Peat initiation dynamics in the Hudson Bay Lowlands. ... influenced by Arctic air masses, strong winds and ice cover on the Hudson Bay. ..... however, enhanced hydroclimatic variability and intensified land use may augment ...

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The Persistence of Aboriginal Land Use: Fish and Wildlife ... - arctic


The Persistence of Aboriginal Land Use: Fish and Wildlife Harvest Areas in the Hudson and James Bay Lowland, Ontario.

Settlement and Land Use Patterns in the Hudson Bay Lowlands of ...


By Jean-Luc Pilon in Prehistoric Archaeology and Arctic and Subarctic hunter- gatherers. The lower Severn River has been occupied, at the very least, for the ...

Sustainable Development in the Hudson Bay / James Bay Bioregion


Fewer species are found toward the North where arctic species predominate. ... Some belugas use the polynya of north-west Hudson Bay and James Bay in winter. ... use staging areas on the coastal marshes of the Hudson Bay Lowlands during ... land selection negotiations between the Inuit and federal government have ...