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Why is the Canadian Shield region full of lakes? - Geography

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Why is the Canadian Shield region full of lakes?

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The Canadian Shield is composed of oldest known hard rocks and the surface of land consists of many deep hollows of depression. When Ice Age ended, these depressions were filled by meltwater from glaciers and ice-sheets.

Concept: North America : Major Physical Features
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Oxford University Press Class 6 Voyage Geography for ICSE Middle School
Chapter 8 North America: Location, Area, Political and Physical Features
Exercise | Q 2.1
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