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The Interior Plains are about 1300km wide in the south, and 275km wide in the north.

It is found on the western coast of Canada.

Here’s a better idea of where it’s located on a map:

Here are some of the Major Cities found in the Interior Plains....

Winnipeg

Edmonton

Calgary

Don’t forget the Major Towns! :

Fort Simpson

Hinton

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There are many different animals found in the Interior Plains.

Mule Deer
Brown Bears

Bison

Fields of oat, barley and wheat are grown here:

Tree’s such as Pine, Spruce, and Fir are grown here as well:

Throughout the Interior Plains, the temperature varies throughout the year. During the summer, it could be anywhere from 10 to 30 degrees. But, during the winter, it could get pretty cold. From -10 to -30 degrees.

Interesting Facts

- is nicknamed “Canada’s Breadbasket” because of its production of grains - The interior plains are made up of parts of 6 different provinces, and territories. (Yukon, Northwest territories, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba.) - found in between Western Cordillera, and the Great Canadian shield.

Economic Activity

- The Interior Plains contain large potash deposits, reserves of coal, and natural gas - Primary Industries include agriculture of wheat, barley, canola, and oats. - Natural resources that can be found in this area are the oil sands, and other forms of oil production. - The interior plains are known for their wheat production, and in fact they are the greatest in Canada.

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Geological features

- Lowlands bedrock formed mainly from sediments eroded from the Canadian Shield. - The interior Plains were once shallow inland seas which formed sedimentary rock.
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