New Brunswick: Geography
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Have you ever wondered how places get their names? Visit this site to find out the stories behind the names of some of New Brunswick's geographical features and communities.
New Brunswick's rivers and waterways are an important geographic feature of the province. Visit this link to learn about the sights, sounds, and historic connections that the rivers and waterways offer. Find out which New Brunswick rivers are part of the Canadian Heritage Rivers system.
1. Read Rivers and Inland Waterways.
2. Learn the answers to these questions. Click here to download a
worksheet on which to record your answers.
a. What are some of the different ways that people can
experience the rivers and waterways of New
b. What part of New Brunswick heritage do the forests
along the rivers remind visitors of?
c. What is the purpose of the Canadian Heritage Rivers
d. Why was Restigouche important to Aboriginal peoples
in New Brunswick?
3. Link what you learned at this site to at least three of the topics
listed in the table of contents of the InfoCanada: New Brunswick
book. For example:
Topic: Arts and Culture
Link: Folklore tales were told about the Miramichi
River. Folklore is part of a province's culture.