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Canada... ...Our Neighbor toward the North Area: Total and Relative Geographic Directions: 60 00 N, 95 00 W Capital: Ottawa US/Canada Fringe: 3,987 miles Areas, Territories, Urban communities Land Frames/Scene Absolute Region: 9,976,140 sq km Land Range: 9,220,970 sq km
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Canada... ...Our Neighbor toward the North

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Location: Absolute & Relative Geographic Coordinates: 60 00 N, 95 00 W Capital: Ottawa US/Canada Border: 3,987 miles

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Regions, Provinces, Cities

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Land Forms/Landscape Total Area: 9,976,140 sq km Land Area: 9,220,970 sq km Water Area: 755,170 sq km Land Use Arable Land: 5% Permanent Crops: 0% Forests & Woodlands: 54% Other: 38%

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Land Forms/Landscape Canada’s Landscape incorporates a few mountain reaches, including the Torngats, Appalachians, and Laurentians in the east; the Rocky, Coastal, and Mackenzie ranges in the west; and Mount St. Elias and the Pelly Mountains in the north. At 19,550 ft, Mt. Logan in the Yukon is Canada’s tallest top. Boreal Forest, referred to in Russia as the Taiga is one of the three principle woods zones on the planet. It is situated in northern areas and portrayed by its transcendence of conifers. There are an expected two million lakes in Canada, covering more or less 7.6% of its property zone. The biggest are the Great Lakes, which are shared between the US and Canada. Other expansive lakes incorporate Great Bear Lake and Great Slave Lake in the NW Territories and Lake Winnipeg in Manitoba.

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Climate While Canadian Winters are without a doubt frosty, summers are similarly hot. Mid-July evenings may surpass 25 degrees Celsius (about degrees Fahrenheit) over a great part of the country’s inside. Beach front zones: Five to eight degrees cooler as a result of the impact of ocean breezes. The Rocky Mountains occupy icy cold air from the West Coast and pipes it towards the Prairies. Pacific Coast has a directing impact of warm air from the Pacific Ocean. Along the Atlantic, the sea\'s impact air is less affirmed. In the Mountain locales, the height is the most persuasive element on temperature. Precipitation: *The Arctic gets next to no precipitation and even less snowfall, making it the driest area in the nation. *Canada’s normal precipitation is 535 millimeters for every year, contrasted and 690 millimeters for each year around the world. *Snowfall represents 36% of Canada’s precipitation, while whatever is left of the world sees just 5% of its precipitation fall as snow.

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Iron Ore Nickel Zinc Copper Gold Lead Molybdenum Potash Silver Fish Timber Wildlife Coal Petroleum Natural Gas Hydropower Natural Resources

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Population Canada Population: 31,330,000 -Toronto: 4.69 million -Montreal: 3.42 million -Vancouver: 2.01 million By 1966, the populace had become more than five-fold following 1901, coming to about 30 million individuals. Two Population Booms: - from 1901 to 1911: enormous migration - After World War II (“baby boom”) After the last blast in 1956, when the yearly development rate was 2.8;, development rates have diminished, fluctuating somewhere around 1% and 1.8%, since 1970. In 1901, Ontario was Canada’s most crowded region, trailed by Quebec.

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Timeline of Canadian Triumphs 1534: Jacques Cartier investigates the shore of Labrador (this is known as the disclosure of Canada). 1663: Quebec turns into an illustrious territory. 1774: The Quebec Act, fringes of Quebec extended, religious rights guaranteed. 1818: Anglo-American tradition fixes 49th parallel as outskirt in the middle of US and Canada 1837: Rush-Bagot Treaty with Canada makes the world’s biggest open border. 1857: Ottawa named Canada’s capital by Queen Victoria. 1876: Invention of phone by Alexander Graham Bell of Bradford, Ontario. 1878: Sir Sanford Fleming, Canadian Railway Surveyor, devises Standard Time. 1925: Women pick up suffrage in Newfoundland. 1952: CBC telecasts Canada’s first low maintenance TV show. 1954: First Canadian tram opens in Toronto. 1965: Canada replaces Union Jack with the Maple Leaf as the national banner. 1966: CBC TV goes color. 1976: Montreal hosts the 21st Winter Olympic Games. 1984: Marc Garneau turns into the first Canadian in space. 1988: Calgary hosts Winter Olympics. 1992: Roberta Bondar turns into the first Canadian lady in space.

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Government Facts Capital City: Ottawa Government Type: Federal Commonwealth Head of State: Queen Elizabeth II Head of Government: Prime Minister Jean Chretien

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Economy and Money The one major distinction between the US and Canadian top-line numbers is the Canadian Dollar. As of late it’s been perseveringly feeble against the greenback. Then again, it stays more grounded than most different nations against the US Dollar. With the conversion scale speaking the truth 1.36 Canadian Dollars, per US Dollar. Gross domestic product: 856.1 billion C Dollars (627.9 billion US Dollars). Boss Economic Products: Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Mining, and Manufacturing. Occupation Breakdown: 71% Services, 25% Industry, 3% Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing. Significant Exports: Automobiles and parts, mineral energizes, wood items, electrical gear, aluminum items, and oat. Real Imports: Automobiles and parts, overwhelming hardware, correspondence gear, and PCs. Significant Trading Partners: US, Japan, Great Britain, Germany, South Korea, Italy, China.

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Languages

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Agriculture & Industry Agriculture utilizes around 3% of the Canadian populace. Some of their boss yields include: wheat, grain, oilseed, tobacco, organic products, vegetables, fish, dairy items, and backwoods items. The most grounded businesses in Canada are prepared and natural minerals, (for example, zinc, nickel, and lead), nourishment items, wood and paper items, transportation hardware, chemicals, fish items, petroleum, and characteristic gas.

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Leisure and Sports The number of inhabitants in Canada, 15 years and more seasoned rank angling, golf, and perusing as their main three relaxation exercises.

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Leisure and Sports The main three games in Canada are Golf, Ice Hockey, and Baseball. In 1998, 34% of Canadians took an interest frequently in one or more games. Quebec with 38% and Alberta with 37% are the two regions with the most astounding interest rate. Ruler Edward Island with 25% and Newfoundland with 27% had the two most minimal appraisals.

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Religion

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More Culture Ethnic Makeup GENERAL CULTURE: ·  â â â â â â â  Essentially Canada is an Anglo country ·  â â â â â â â  Shares qualities with the US, Great Britain, and France ·  â â â â â â â  View life in individual terms ·  â â â â â â â  Egalitarianism ·  â â â â â â â  Unhurried way of life ·  â â â â â â â  Direct yet not forceful ·  â â â â â â â  French impact in Quebec Food and Drink: The Canadian eat less firmly looks like the American diet, as they expend the same sustenance and beverages that Americans do. One special case: by and large, they eat more fish.

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Bibliography www.statcan.ca www.worldatlas.com “Canada,” Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia 1999.

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Objectives for Fishing Activity fifth Grade Social Studies/Geography Standards 1.2 Describe likenesses and contrasts among the general population of the United States, Canada, and Latin America. 3.1 Describe the outright and relative area of major landforms, waterways, and regular

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