Canada and Its Provinces; A History of the Canadian People and Their Institutions Volume 23

Canada and Its Provinces; A History of the Canadian People and Their Institutions Volume 23

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...16-18; geology and economic minerals of, 50-8; mineral de-posita (table), 88-00. Rocky Mountains, 18; Oold Ranges, 19; Interior Plateaus, 19-20; Coastal System, 20-2; principal rivers and their drainage basins, 22-3; levels of the larger lakes, 23; freshwater and alkaline lakes, 24; divisions of geological time and names applied to various groups of rocks, 25 n.; glacial and recent geological history, 67-63; soils of physiographic provinces, 63-5; geological conditions and settlement, 70-4; geological conditions and industries, 72-4, 97-8; flora and its geographical dis-tribution, 75-8; fauna and its distribution, 79-81; chief commercial fish of various physical provinces, 90-1. Climate: range of conditions, 9 65; sun-shine, precipitation, and temperatures, 66; summer isotherms, 64-8; of Pacific coast, 68; of northern Cordilleran Region, 68; of the Continental Plain, 68-9; of Laurentian Plateau, 69; of Ontario peninsula, 69; of Maritime Provinces, 69-70; variations in climate and rainfall, 98-9. See alto below, under the Provinces. Quebec: ita physical features and mineral deposits, 16 571-3. Maritime Provinces: topographical and geological features, 14 638-9. Nova Scotia: its phyaiographical divisions, 621; geolo-gical structure, 622; geology from an agri-cultural standpoint, 639-41. New Bruns-wick: its geology, 641-3. Prince Edward Island; its geology, 643-4. Ontario: its climate, 9 69; physiography of forest areas, 18 586-8. Prairie Provinces. Manitoba: topo-graphy, 20 509-10; plant food in soils (with tables), 610-15; climatic conditions (with tables), 516-17. Saskatchewan: general topography, 541-3; principal rivers and watersheds, 543-4; lakes of province, 544; altitudes at different points (table), 544-5; elevations on Canadian...show more

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  • Paperback | 348 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 621g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236891856
  • 9781236891853