Canada Province Quiz: Outlines II
Which province's shape is often compared to a triangle?
- New Brunswick. The province's shape, with its narrow northern section and wider southern area, resembles a triangle.
Which province has a long, narrow strip of land extending to the south?
- Manitoba's outline includes a narrow strip of land known as the Manitoba Postage Stamp, which extends to the south.
Which province's outline includes a large island off its west coast?
- Vancouver Island, located off the west coast of Canada, is part of British Columbia.
Which province's outline resembles a trapezoid?
- Alberta's shape resembles a trapezoid, with its northwestern border slanting inward.
Which province has an outline that includes a large peninsula in the east?
- Newfoundland and Labrador is right. The Avalon Peninsula is a large peninsula in the eastern part of Newfoundland.
Which province has an outline that is almost entirely coastal, with many small islands?
- Newfoundland and Labrador. The province, particularly the Newfoundland part, is characterized by a largely coastal outline with many small islands.
Which province's shape is often compared to a square?
- Despite some irregularities, Alberta's shape can be roughly compared to a square.
Which province's outline includes a significant number of lakes?
- Ontario's outline includes a significant number of lakes, including the Great Lakes and many smaller ones.
Which province has the longest coastline?
- Due to its numerous islands and deeply indented coastline, Newfoundland and Labrador has the longest coastline of any province.
Which province's outline includes the northernmost point of land in Canada?
- Cape Columbia on Ellesmere Island in Nunavut is the northernmost point of land in Canada.