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SS Chapter 6-1

Important to both Canada and the United States because they are major shipping routes? Great Lakes
A major landform found in both the United States and Canada? Rocky Mountains
the landform that lies between the Rockies and the Appalachians? Huge Plains Area
The soil in the huge plains of the United States is good for what? Farming
How do the United States and Canada appear from outer space? As One Landmass
Why does the climate of Canada tends to be very cold? Canada is a long way from the Equator.
What factors influence the climate in both the United States and Canada? Oceans, Mountains and Latitude.
What are the major natural resources of the United States? Soil, Water, Timber, Farmland and Minerals.
What four major kinds of plant life in the United States and Canada do Geographers identify? Tundra, Grassland, Desert Scrub, and Forest.
What holds much of Canada’s mineral wealth? Canadian Shield
What is made by the rivers of Quebec Province? Hydroelectricity
What lowlands are important to the economy of Canada because they are major agricultural regions. Prairie Provinces and St. Lawrence
What is rugged and rocky; therefore few people live on this land. Canadian Shield
Areas near the ocean generally have milder climates. True or False True
The climate in Canada is colder or warmer than the climate in the United States? Colder
Where will you find the largest oil reserves in North America? Along the northern coast of Alaska
Created by: mccool0441