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Canada"s eastern Arctic

William Clark Bethune

Canada"s eastern Arctic

its history, resources, population and administration.

by William Clark Bethune

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Published by J.O. Patenaude, printer to the King in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Northwest, Canadian.,
  • Arctic regions.
    • Subjects:
    • Northwest, Canadian.,
    • Arctic regions.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAssembled by W. C. Bethune for the Northwest territories Council.
      ContributionsCanada. Dept. of the Interior. Lands, Northwest territories and Yukon branch.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1060 .B47
      The Physical Object
      Pagination166 p. incl. illus., port., tables.
      Number of Pages166
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6338682M
      LC Control Number36014638

      Canadian geology spans four billion years of Earth history. The oldest rocks are preserved in the stable Archean crustal blocks of which the largest include the Superior, Slave, Hearne and North Atlantic cratons. These blocks are also the repository for much of Canada’s gold, copper, iron, zinc and diamonds. western Cordillera and Arctic. North & Arctic. Observe the icy ground beneath as the sunlight bounces off the snow, making it e the peacefulness around you rather than of the commotion of the city streets back home. Your first reaction to this unfamiliar territory is anticipation – were will this adventure take you, and when will you see your first polar bear?

      The presence of permafrost is just one of many ways of demarcating the northern region of Canada, as it provides a natural boundary between northern and southern Canada. It is an area of varying contrasts, from the taiga (boreal) forests of the subarctic region, to the tundra, permafrost and barren landscape of snow and ice of the Arctic. Canada’s largest online retailer. Free Shipping on eligible orders. Easy Returns. Shop now for Electronics, Books, Apparel & much more. Try Prime for free.

      Northern Canada, colloquially the North, is the vast northernmost region of Canada variously defined by geography and politics. Politically, the term refers to three territories of Canada: Yukon, Northwest Territories, and rly, the Far North (when contrasted to the North) may refer to the Canadian Arctic: the portion of Canada that lies north of the Arctic Circle, east of Alaska Country: Canada.   Where doubt has risen over Canada’s claims to Arctic sovereignty is in the islands north of the Canadian mainland. Some of the early explorers here were British (Martin Frobisher, , John Davis, and , and others) but many of these islands were reached and explored by Scandinavians or Americans (see Arctic Exploration).In July , the British government transferred .


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