National Geographic : 1978 Dec
s° Hudson Bay Islandswithin Hudson and James Bays belong to the Northwest Territories. James Bay Akimiski Island Belcher Islands Ontario "The golden hinge," Ontario links Canada's east and west. Ironically, this richest province began in 1791 as a poor English breakaway from French Quebec. Today's Ontarians are multinational, and their provincial budget tops 13 billion dollars. a g Moosone Querovincial Provincial Par Tundra IU Transition forest Forest . Farmland I IParkland ZINC Mineral-producing area Power-generating centers A A Hydro Thermal- Thermal conventional nuclear 0 KILOMETERS I I p Puka >rt William Nat storicalPark Lake Superior 45- Lake Michigan Chalk River Vankleek ee Kingston oronto Ontario Niagara-on-the-Lake iagara Falls -St. Catharines 300 I I. 0 STATUTE MILES DRAWN BY LEO B. ZEBARTH COMPILEDBY MARGUERITEB. HUNSIKER ,r NATIONALGEOGRAPHICARTDIVISION 6 Lake Huron Kitec Stra fo OIL PIPELINE on Winds r L ake Erie ALASKA NORTHWEST TERRITORIES Hudson Bay SNEWFONDLAND QUEBEC / PRINCE s/ EDWARD ISLAND S NOVA SCOTIA NEW BRUNSWICK AREA: 412,582 square miles. POPULATION: 8,400,000. CITIES: Toronto (pop. 2,850,000), provincial capital, is Canada's largest metropolitan area; Ottawa (pop. 304,000), nation's capital. ECONOMY: Ontario's manufactures equal half of Canada's total; second in mineral production after Alberta. LANGUAGES: 6,460,000 English speakers; 462,000 French. 0 KILOMETERS 1000 I IST I I I 0 STATUTEMILES 1000 1.