St-Lawrence Lowlands

  • Shaped by glaciers that deposited a huge amount of soil, sand and gravel here, creating a landscape of flat plains with small hills and deep river valleys. The great lakes are located in basins gouged out by the glaciers.
  • This region has the longest growing season in Canada.
  • The summers are hot and humid with many thunderstorms. The winters are cool and snowy.
  • The majority of Canada’s manufacturing takes place in this region.
St-Lawrence lowlands


Boredom Busters

Xavier loves all things hockey! He’ll even play miniature hockey in his free time. Build your very own mini “ice rink” and challenge a friend to a game.