Canadian Shield

  1. a large plateau that occupies more than 40% of the land area of Canada; it extends from the Great Lakes northward to the Arctic Ocean
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How To Use Canadian Shield In A Sentence

  • I just wasn't prepared for questions about the metals mined from the Canadian shield, or the major industries of Saskatchewan. Archive: Oct 08 - Mar 09
  • But can they be the decisive factor when comparing summer tenting in the rocks of the Rockies to the rocks of Ontario's Canadian Shield?
  • The Mackenzie River is the longest river in Canada, flowing between the Canadian Shield and the Rocky Mountains.
  • We suggest that the shallow epicratonic platform area of the Canadian Shield may have served as a refugium for relatively archaic taxa.
  • Anisotropy of the flexural response of the lithosphere in the Canadian Shield.
  • The Canadian Shield (aka the Precambrian Shield, or Laurentian Shield) is the Precambrian rock that covers about 8 million square kilometers of Eastern and Central Canada. 2009 July « Mudpuddle
  • The Calderian orogeny in Wopmay orogen (1.9 Ga), northwestern Canadian Shield EurekAlert! - Breaking News
  • Rocks, trees and lakes abound in the Canadian Shield area of Ontario.
  • There are many belts of greenstone (highly contorted, Precambrian volcanics and sediments) throughout the Canadian Shield.
  • There are many kettle (produced by the melting of buried glacial ice), moraine, and ice-scour lakes on the undulating terrain of postglacial arctic landscapes (e.g., the Canadian Shield, Fennoscandia, and the Kola Peninsula; [49]). Freshwater ecosystems in the Arctic
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