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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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.