[2015] Arden Maloney: Artic Lowlands

by MsDennisMoore
Last updated 6 years ago

Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
Geography
Grade:
4

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[2015] Arden Maloney: Artic Lowlands

In the Arctic Lowlands animals and sea life provide important food and clothing. Zinc, lead, oil, natural gas and coal are non-renewable resources. They also make soapstone is rock that they carve into sculptures.

Climate

Arctic Lowlands

In the Arctic Lowlands in December it's dark 24 hours a day and in June it's light 24 hours a day! During the winter it can get to as low as - 45 degrees C, and in summer it can get to 15 degrees C. Artic Lowlands it snows less than many other regions in Canada.

In the Arctic Lowlands there are thin soils,cold tempatures,low precipitation,short summer,permafrost all of these affect vegetation.there are only small scattered plants, mosses,low-growing shrubs grow in the region and the name for this is Tundra.

Vegetation

In the Arctic Lowlands there are mostly low-lying islands and parts of the northern shore of Canada. There are large areas of rock and boggy plains. In areas where the ground is frozen all year there are rounded hills called pingos.

Landform

Industry

Natural Resources

In the Arctic Lowlands oil and gas fields are found under land and water. Most exploration is done far awayfrom populated places. Welders, mechanics, electricians, engineers, drilling specialists, cooks, firefighters, computer technicians, helicopter pilots all live there.

Wildlife

In the Arctic Lowlands the animals have to adapt to the region like the colour they turn in winter and the tempatures.Caribou, musk, oxen,polar bears,wolves,Arctic foxes,Arctic hares.

baby polar bear

Arctic hair

dark out side/noorthern lights

snowy hills

tundra

more tundra

flat land from the arctic lowlands

kind of flat land from the Arctic Lowlands

away from populated areas

industries on water

soapstone sculpture

sea life is important

By: Arden


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