-The arctic lowlands includes the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavat. The arctic lowlands is made up mostly of low- lying islands and parts of Canada. Has large areas of rocks and boggy plains. The ground below remains frozen all year round ( it's called permafrost)
Summer in this region is brief but sunny. The winters are very cold and long. In the summer , rainfall is not common. In the middle of the summer the sun does not set all night long.
-Animals that live in the region have made adaptations
-Peary caribous are found on a few arctic islands
-Loons,snow geese,snowy owls and ivory gulls nest in the region
-snowy owls hunt in the daytime
-This sails ,cold tempertures, low precipitation, a short summer and premefrost all affect vegetation . The name for this area of arctic vegetation is tundra . Some places are barren , this means they have few living plants .Tundra is similar to the vegetation above the treeline on high mountains.
Has important non - renewable suer as zinc , lead, oil, natural gas and coal. These are called non- renewable because they disappear after being used. Sculptures usually show the relationship between the people and the animals.Some products from the region besides minerals are sold elsewhere in Canada.