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  • Within Labrador, this ecozone occupies the northernmost section.
  • The Strait of Belle Isle ecoregion occupies the northern tip of the Northern Peninsula. It is characterized by cool summers and cold winters.
  • The largest ecozone, the Boreal Shield, extends in a broad, U-shape from northern Saskatchewan to Newfoundland.
  • The Central Newfoundland ecoregion covers the north-central part of Newfoundland.
  • This ecoregion is composed of islands, exposed headlands, and protected inlets, from Napaktok Bay south to the Strait of Belle Isle.
  • One very important feature of Newfoundland and Labrador is that the geological boundary of North America lies offshore at the edge of the continental shelf.
  • The Eagle Plateau ecoregion comprises the Mealy Mountains and an area south of Lake Melville in southern Labrador.
  • A look at the the three ecozones of the island of Newfoundland: southern boreal, middle boreal and northern boreal.
  • The province of Newfoundland and Labrador has ample fresh water, the source of which is abundant precipitation.
  • This ecoregion covers an area west of Lake Melville in southern Labrador.
  • The Kingurutik/Fraser Rivers ecoregion takes in several other mountainous outcrops, including the Mealy Mountains, south of Lake Melville.
  • This ecoregion is located on the perimeter of Lake Melville. It has humid, cool summers and cold winters.
  • The landscape of Newfoundland and Labrador has had a remarkable geological history, formed over many millions of years
  • This ecoregion is divided into three separate upland areas, extending from the southwestern coast of Newfoundland to its Northern Peninsula.
  • The Maritime Barrens ecoregion extends westward across the southern half of the uplands of Newfoundland to the Long Range Mountains.
  • Thisecoregion extends across the southern Labrador border with Quebec and runs northwest to the southern boundary of the Smallwood Reservoir.
  • The New Quebec Central Plateau ecoregion is comprised of the Kaniapiskau Plateau and a large part of Lake Plateau to the south and east.
  • Rocks on the Island of Newfoundland are divided into three zones - Western, Central and Eastern.
  • The Northeastern Newfoundland ecoregion covers the north shore of Newfoundland from the Northern Peninsula to Bonavista.
  • The Northern Peninsula ecoregion is located along the forested parts of the coastal lowlands of the Northern Peninsula.