Great Lakes St. Lawrence Lowlands

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Out of the many Landform Regions in Canada the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Lowlands may be the best. There are many reasons why, and I'll go through them in this Smore


The Climate of The Great Lakes St. Lawrence Lowlands is continental.The Great Lakes St. Lawrence Lowlands has very hot weather in the summer. This is due to this Region being close the equator. The Winters in the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Lowlands are very cold with lots of snow. When cold air collides with warm gulf masses creates lots of precipitation up to 80 cm of snow on top of this temperatures can drop to -30. The rainfall in this region can be up to 100cm in the summer.


The Great Lakes St. Lawrence Lowlands is the smallest Landform region in Canada. It is part of the southern part of Ontario and Quebec. This Landform region has a rolling landscape this means there are many hills and slopes as opposed to flat land or plains. This land scape has been created by glaciation.

Vegetation & Soil

There is lots of Vegetation in the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Lowlands. The Soil in the Great Lakes St Lawrence Lowlands is very fertile allowing for many plants to be grown. Both Deciduous and Coniferous trees are both grown in this region. Many Fruits like Peaches, Cherries, Grapes. As well as Vegetables like Carrots and Beans.


There is only one type of rock in the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Lowlands. That rock type is Sedimentary. This includes Sandstone, Shale and Limestone.
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Things to do.

There are a vast amount of things to do in this landform region. There are many sports to do like Hockey and Soccer. As well as Fishing and Boating. A popular tourist attraction in this region is the Niagara Falls. Another huge tourist attraction is the Parliament Hill in Ottawa. The CN Tower in Toronto is also a big tourist attraction in the Great Lakes.
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Climate Change

If Climate Change does occur in the Great Lakes Region it wont be as bad as it seems. The Winter in this region is very harsh. This stops crops from being grown and also makes the region look unappealing. Having a warmer climate will be better for both agriculture and tourism.

Natural Disasters

The chance of a Natural Disaster happening in this region are very low. There are have been very few earthquakes and they we're very low on the Richter Scale. There are no Volcanoes around the area for an eruption and no Mountains around for an Avalanche. There aren't enough cautions around this area to worry about a Natural Disaster.