Hudson Bay Lowlands are a vast wetland located between the Canadian Shield
and southern shores of Hudson Bay and James Bay. Most of the area lies within
... seven physiographic regions: Arctic Lands, Cordillera, Interior Plains, Hudson
Bay ... Higher elevations consist of bedrock outcrops, while upland surfaces and
The ecoregion is part of the Hudson Bay Lowland, and is controlled by flat-lying
Palaeozoic limestone ... The maximum elevation is about 120 m asl in the south.
Apr 21, 2010 ... Hudson-James Lowlands ... was to be seen.... The words of R.M. Ballantyne, a
clerk with the Hudson Bay Company, upon sighting this region.
Hudson Bay, edged by the glacial elevations of the Canadian Shield with Pre-
Cambrian gneiss and granite, has a hinterland with the typical flat ground-
... Interior Plains · Canadian Shield · Hudson Bay Lowlands · St. Lawrence
Lowlands ... Low-lying, barren islands in the southwestern Arctic Archipelago
distinguish this region. ... The coastlines of these islands range from extensive
lowlands to spectacular cliffs. ... Dwarf birch, willow and alder can reach two
The Hudson Bay Lowlands has a subarctic climate, with harsh temperatures in
the winter and a ... is poorly drained and does not support vegetation such as
trees, land at higher elevations can support black spruce, white birch and willow.
May 26, 2015 ... The east coast of Hudson Bay proper was mapped two years later; the south
coast was traced in ... earth layers, or permafrost, is a marsh-ridden lowland fed
by lake waters and turbulent rivers. ... Population density is very low.
Population: 750; Ethnic distribution: 95% Inuit; Languages: Inuktitut, English;
Location ... The Hudson Bay Company built a trading post here in 1926, but
closed it down ... This huge park represents the Northern Eastern Arctic Lowlands
Canada's Hudson Plains ecozone. ... Hudson's Bay moderates the temperature
in summer, but the ice that covers it in ... The second pattern follows altitude.