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On the physical features of the central part of British North America

On the physical features of the central part of British North America

and on its capabilities for settlement

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Published by s.n.] in [Edinburgh? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plants -- Canada.,
  • Land use, Rural -- Canada.,
  • Canada -- Climate.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEdinburgh new philosophical journal.
    Statementby James Hector.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 16699
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (22 fr.).
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22013735M
    ISBN 100665166990

    Bibliography Key Terms Did you know That Canada was formed by the British North America act in ? This act said that the upper part of B.N.A would be independent and called Canada. British Columbia The were two western colonies, British Columbia and Vancouver island. They. • People from Netherlands, Germany and Ireland now part of Canada • Irish came because of Potato Famine Physical Features of British North America • Vast File Size: KB.

    The main features of the physical geography of Canada are those of the whole continent. The western half of North America, geologically the most recent, is uniform from north to south. A great central plain stretches from the Arctic ocean to the gulf of Mexico, with a very moderate watershed near the southern boundary of Canada. Canada has been an influential member of the Commonwealth and has played a leading role in the organization of French-speaking countries known as La was a founding member of the United Nations and has been active in a number of major UN agencies and other worldwide operations. In Canada joined the Organization of American States and signed a free trade agreement with .

    New Caledonia was a fur-trading district of the Hudson's Bay Company that comprised the territory of the north-central portions of present-day British Columbia, not a British colony, New Caledonia was part of the British claim to North administrative centre was Fort St. James. The rest of what is now mainland British Columbia was called the Columbia Department by the. What are the physical regions are a part of both Mexico is in North America; Guatemala is in Central America. and the Yukon territory are both part the the western mountain region. British.


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Seventy percent of North America is underlain by the Laurentia craton, which is exposed as the Canadian Shield in much of central and eastern Canada around the Hudson Bay, and as far south as the U.S. states of Michigan, Wisconsin, and continental crust started to form 4 billion years ago (), and six of the microcontinents collided to form the craton about 2 Ga.

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