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The Cordillera: Location and Landscape Teacher Centre

Web Links

These Web sites will provide you with background information.


Web Links

Canadian Landscapes

The Cordillera has some of the most spectacular scenery in Canada. This Web site provides the opportunity to view some of the incredible landscapes and landform features of the region through a series of photographs. To access these excellent images, select a region within the Cordillera and a keyword (optional) from the list of specific types of landforms.


All About Earthquakes

This Web site offers a wealth of information about earthquakes. It answers some of the most common questions about earthquakes and provides a glossary of common terms associated with earthquakes. Students can learn where the potential earthquake zones are in Canada and what the risks of an earthquake are in Canada today.