UNGAVA , an unorganized territory of the Dominion of
See also:Canada, including the
See also:north-western side of the peninsula of Labrador (q.v.), bounded by Hudson
See also:Bay on the W. as far S. as East
See also:River; Hudson Strait and Ungava Bay on the N.; and with indefinite boundaries toward
See also:Quebec on the S., and the
See also:strip of Labrador belonging to
See also:Newfoundland on the E . The
See also:area is estimated at 354,961 sq. m . Ungava includes much of the
See also:lower portion of Labrador, with a rim of
See also:recent marine deposits along its western coast, but the interior has the usual character of low rocky hills of Archean rocks, especially granite and
See also:gneiss, with a long
See also:band of little disturbed iron-bearing rocks, resembling the Animikie, or Upper Huronian of the Lake
See also:Superior region, near its eastern side . Along Hudson Bay
See also:shore there is a strip of similar rocks, and a long
See also:row of small islands of the same age, with
See also:great sheets of
See also:trap or
See also:diabase forming the tops of the hills . The iron formation is widely spread . There is evidence that Ungava, like the
See also:rest of Labrador, has risen several
See also:hundred feet since the Ice Age, marine beaches being found up to 700 ft. on the Hudson Bay side; and it is interesting to find
See also:seals like those of the adjoining seacoasts in the Seal Lakes
See also:loo m. inland and Boo ft. above the
See also:sea-level . Owing to its northerly position a large
See also:part of Ungava is treeless, and belongs to the barren grounds where caribou roam and feed on the so-called caribou
See also:moss, a greyish
See also:lichen .
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