Canada - a journey from the Atlantic to the Pacific
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Referat PANORAMIC CANADA CANADA - a journey from the Atlantic to the Pacific At the mere mention of the name Canada, every tourist dreams of wild, snow-covered mountains, enormous empty forests and long turbulent rivers, of still lakes, crackling log fires, bountiful fishing and the joy of seeing eagles, bears and elks in the flesh. The northern part of the American continent offers all this and more. Better connections have brought it within easier reach, but it is still a dreamland which has not lost any of its fascinating or magic, despite mass tourism. The enormous size and breadth of Canada alone are astonishing: 10 million square kilometres divided into ten Provinces and two Territories. It is the second largest country in the world, inhabited by not much more than 27 million people - a staggering concept for Europeans. Two oceans, the Atlantic and the Pacific, form the eastern and western boundaries. To the south, the St. Lawrence River, the Great Lakes and the 49th Parallel form the boarder with its American neighbour. To the Northwest it is bordered by the American State of Alaska, while in the north, the country dissolves into the Arctic ocean via a series of ever tinier islands and icebergs. On Canada`s Atlantic coast, the storm-tossed island of Newfoundland fans out across the Gulf of St. Lawrence like a stony warder. The famous Trans-Canada-Highway, nearly 8000 kilometres long, begins in the provincial capital of St. John`s, on the eastern tip of North America, and ...
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