Hudson Bay Lowlands

By: Mohamed Freeny

The Hudson bay lowlands is the largest wetland in North America. It is one of the most fascinating sceneries on planet earth.

climate of the region

The climate of this region largely  depends on the water surface. In January and February the bay is covered with packs of ice making the temperature very low. The ice melts in May and vanishes in June. The temperature of water rises up to 10°C in July and August as a result of the inflow of fresh water. During October and November the waters of the bay produce heat and moisture, bringing showers of rain and snow. Fog is most common  in June, July and August, as warm air cools over the colder water. Winds are strong except for in the summer months and rise to 110 km/h and even 150 km/h in autumn.

The natural landscape of the region.

The region is a gigantic plain that leans into the sea. 85% of this region is wetland. There is more water then land and also permafrost lays under the region.

This region is treeless and vegetation is close to none due to the permafrost

Vegetation and soil found in the region

Permafrost is all year around this consists of certain types of rocks and minerals such as sedimentary, volcanic, metamorphic, intrusive and igneous rock. Hudson Bay lowlands is made up of 40% of sedimentary rock and its more dense in the middle.

The geology of the region (rock types)

Attractions

This region consists of water sports such as scuba diving and swimming. There is also resorts and helicopter rides that take you over the region.

Influence of climate change

Climate in this region is always cold so its easy to get use to. But its never warm so people have to adapt to the cold.

Natural Disasters

There are not too many natural disasters except for floods because of the huge bodies of water that surround the Hudson bay.

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