Geography: Ch 6

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Geography: Ch 6
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First semester Geography words
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  1. a natural border between Canada and the U.S.; an important international waterway linking the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean
    ST. LAWRENCE RIVER
  2. flowing between Lake Erie and Lake Ontario, these are located between the province of Ontario and New York State; plunge an average of 162 feet down a huge ledge
    NIAGARA FALLS
  3. a region of rocky uplands, lakes, and swamps covering about half of Canada
    CANADIAN SHIELD
  4. a large fishing ground off the Atlantic coast near Newfoundland and Labrador where the cold waters from the Labrador Sea meet the warm waters of the Gulf Stream
    THE GRAND BANKS
  5. softened wood fibers; used to make paper
    PULP
  6. cheap paper used mainly for newspapers
    NEWSPRINT
  7. administrative divisions of a country
    PROVINCES
  8. a city in Canada where few English-speaking settlers came
    QUEBEC
  9. a Canadian provence on the Pacific coast that was not originally well served with railroads
    BRITISH COLUMBIA
  10. this Canadian city has become one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world
    TORONTO
  11. the strong connection that people feel toward the region in which they live
    REGIONALISM
  12. means on or near the sea
    MARITIME
  13. Canada's second-largest city and one of the largest French-speaking cities in the world
    MONTREAL
  14. Canada's national capital, known for its grand government buildings, parks, and several universities
    OTTAWA
  15. nearly half of British Columbia's population lives in and around this coastal city; its location helps it to trade with countries in Asia
    VANCOUVER

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