Laurentian Shield


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Laurentian Shield

n
(Physical Geography) another name for the Canadian Shield Also called: Laurentian Plateau
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Northern Manitoba is home to thousands of lakes, vast boreal forest, major tracts of Laurentian Shield, and an Arctic region bordering the Hudson Bay.
Laurentian Shield (also known as the Canadian Shield)
A formation known as the Laurentian Shield (also called the Canadian Shield) is the most dominant feature of eastern and central Canada and extends as far south as Michigan's Upper Peninsula.