Hudson Bay lowlands facts



Cold winters in the Hudson Bay  lowlands  are very very very cold and extremely icey.

In Hudson Bay  lowlands  the summer is extremely  hot  and you could get sun burn if you don't were sun screen.

In the Hudson Bay  lowlands  spring is warm and calm and very peaceful.  

In Hudson  bay lowlands the fall is very beautiful  but it is still very cold.


Reeds and grasses of various king grow there.The northern part of the region is most like tundra.

South of the tree line their is coniferous and deciduous trees.

Dense forests of white spruce, balsam fir, aspan,balsam poplar and white birch. They grow in the southwestern part of the region.

The coastline of Hudson bay and James bay contains long marches.

It has some areas of rocks,forests and rivers.

Many wide and slow-moving rivers flow through their area toward the salt water of Hudson bay.

This is a land more of water than earth.

Natural Recorces

Underneath layers of rocks with oil and gas fields. People depend on hunting and fishing. Parts of the area are known for sports, hunting and fishing. This region are not suitable for agriculture. This region has no developed mineral reserves or oil. There is a lot of pulution in this region. Two large projects are found on the Nelson River in Manitoba. Famous Eco-tourists are visitors who come to see animal life. In this region people hunt for fish to eat as their food.  People depend on hunting and fishing.

Animal Life

Global warming is very common in this region. Whitefish, trout, pickerel, and other fish live in freshwater rivers. Polar bears spend most of winter on sea. Arctic fox have white fur in winter, grey in summer. Arctic foxes, lemmings, the short-tailed weasel, and Arctic hares live in this region. Bears dig earths dens to stay cool in summer. Caribou are found along the coastline in summer. Polar bears spend most time in water for the winter. Then polar bears move to land in the summer. Fish birds and other animals live and breed. Global warming is causing danger for bears.

Physical features

Large plain with a long coastline. One of the flattest place in Canada began to dry. Water does not drain away fast. Many rivers flow through this low lying area floods. Rocks here were dropped by a melting glacier. 

   Much of the region has permafrost. The surface of the land melts in summer and vegetation grows, but the ground remains frozen underneath.

The permafrost is another reason why water does not drain away easily.

When the snow is melting on the Canadian Shield and interior plains regions.

Once it was part of Hudson bay lowlands and as the huge ice age glaciers retreated.

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