Matching Articles"Environment" (Total 22)

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  • Avalanches involve the rapid downslope movement of snow or ice, with or without sediment and rock.
  • One very important feature of Newfoundland and Labrador is that the geological boundary of North America lies offshore at the edge of the continental shelf.
  • An interactive map showing the twelve ecoregions of Labrador
  • A look at the the three ecozones of the island of Newfoundland: southern boreal, middle boreal and northern boreal.
  • Newfoundland and Labrador can be divided into three ecozones: Artic Cordillera, Tiaga Shield, and Boreal Shield.
  • Impacts of climate extremems such as prolonged ice accretion, abnormally cool, wet summers or snow deficient winters, heavy rainfall, etc.
  • Flood risk zone maps have been prepared for sixteen communities in the province most prone to flooding.
  • Coastal Flooding--Natural Environment--Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage Web
  • How sinkholes and other geological events impacet Newfoundland and Labrador's environment.
  • Precontact cultures utilized stone for tool making. They appear to have preferred chert, a fine-grained stone composed mainly of silica.
  • The landscape of Newfoundland and Labrador has had a remarkable geological history, formed over many millions of years
  • Landslides are the downslope movement of unconsolidated material under the influence of gravity.
  • Rocks on the Island of Newfoundland are divided into three zones - Western, Central and Eastern.
  • Rockfalls are the downslope movement of loose rocks, either through free fall or by rolling.
  • Background on the seal fishery in Newfoundland and Labrador, including history, resources and natural environment.
  • Newfoundland and Labrador climate during the spring season.
  • Newfoundland and Labrador climate during the summer season.
  • Newfoundland and Labrador climate during the winter season.
  • The climatic patterns of Newfoundland and Labrador are discussed here season by season, and are illustrated by maps and graphs.
  • The Province of Newfoundland consists of two major geographical areas, the island of Newfoundland and a mainland section, Labrador.